Sensilla of the antennae and maxillary palps of Culicoides hollensis and C. melleus (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).


The types and arrangement of the sensilla on the female antennae and maxillary palps of both sexes of 2 estuarine species of biting midges, Culicoides hollensis (Melander & Brues) and C. melleus (Coquillett), were studied by scanning electron microscopy. Five sensillum types are found on the antennae of both species. Both species have sharp-tipped sensilla… (More)


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