Ceratopogonidae


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Noun1.Ceratopogonidae - biting midges; sand flies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Nematocera, suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
biting midge, no-see-um, punkey, punkie, punky - minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects
Ceratopogon, genus Ceratopogon - type genus of the Ceratopogonidae
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com)-- There more than 4,000 varieties of attacking midgets in the Ceratopogonidae household, and also over 1,000 in merely one category, Culicoides.
4 Dixidae 3 Chaoboridae 4 Ceratopogonidae 1 Chironomidae 3 3 Simulidae 11 7 Anisopodidae 1 Bibionidae 10 15 Mycetophilidae 3 Sciaridae 54 94 Stratiomyidae 1 17 Rhagionidae 4 Cecidomyiidae 3 Scatopsidae 2 Asilidae 2 Empidae 7 Dolichopodidae 11 6 Phoridae 10 15 Pipunculidae 3 Otitidae 7 4 Syrphidae 34 36 Sciomyzidae 1 Sepsidae 2 Tephritidae 1 2 Psilidae Lauxaniidae 5 6 Chamaemyiidae 1 1 Piophilidae 1 1 Heliomyzidae 1 1 Chloropidae 18 43 Anthomyzidae 6 Agromyzidae 12 10 Ephydridae 16 10 Milichiidae 2 15 Drosophilidae 9 4 Anthomyiidae 5 4 Muscidae 7 12 Tachinidae 4 5 Calliphoridae 1 2 Sarcophagidae 2 Lepidoptera 0.
Biting midges of the genus Culicoides Latreille (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are the most diverse group of the family Ceratopogonidae, which includes 1,366 extant worldwide species, 266 of which occur in the Neotropics (Borkent & Spinelli 2007; Borkent 2014a).
They belong to the insect order Diptera, families Tabanidae and Ceratopogonidae.
Paratypes from field station 428-5 from leaf litter together with Dytiscidae, small Corixidae, Copepoda, Tubificidae, numerous Ceratopogonidae, Mysidacea and Macrobrachium (from field notes of E.
Gagne (1994), in an account of the gall midges of the Neotropical Region, provided a brief biography of Jean-Jacques Kieffer (1857-1925), in which he noted that Kieffer published 470 scientific papers, including taxonomic studies of the Cecidomyiidae, Ceratopogonidae, Chironomidae and parasitic Hymenoptera.
75 [+ or -] 121 (30) Helobdella brasiliensis 225 [+ or -] 558 (20) Helobdella fusca NR Helobdella stagnalis 325 [+ or -] 528 (60) Hirudinea total 625 Decapoda Aegla scamosa NR Amphipoda Hyalella azteca NR Ceratopogonidae Culicoides sp.
3 Dt 1 1 A Collembola Dt 10 5 A Coleoptera, Elateridae Pr 26 15 I Coleoptera, Scirtidae Dt 481 24 I Diptera, Chironomidae Dt 54 16 I Diptera, Culicidae, Culex sp Dt 32 12 I Diptera, Drosophilidae Dt 1 1 A Diptera, Muscidae Dt 2 1 I Diptera, Tipulidae Dt 7 5 I Diptera, Ceratopogonidae Dt 10 8 I Embioptera Dt 1 1 A Homoptera, Aphidae Hb 1 1 A Homoptera, Cicadellidae Hb 1 1 A Hymenoptera, Formicidae (*) Pr 3 1 A * Isoptera, Termitidae (*) Dt 11 4 A * Lepidoptera Hb 46 13 I Orthoptera, Gryllidae Hb 5 5 A Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae Hb 7 7 A+I TOTAL Hb 874
A9 Family Ceratopogonidae Bezzia-Palpomyia group: D9 Ceratopogon spp.
Stratiomyidae 2 1 (excessively Ceratopogonidae 6 1 polluted) Tubificidae (Tubifex 1 7 tubifex) Marron Valley Psychodidae (Psychoda 2 2 sp.