Culicoides (Haematomyidium) darlingtonae Wirth & Blanton, 1971,

Carvalho, Luis Paulo Costa, Farias, Emanuelle de Sousa, Gil, Luiz Herman Soares, Pessoa, Felipe Arley Costa & Medeiros, Jansen F, 2017, New species records of Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for the state of Rondonia in Brazilian Amazon, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 13075-13075: 13075

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.5.e13075

publication LSID

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scientific name

Culicoides (Haematomyidium) darlingtonae Wirth & Blanton, 1971
status

 

Culicoides (Haematomyidium) darlingtonae Wirth & Blanton, 1971 

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: J.F. Medeiros; sex: 2 females, 3 males; lifeStage: adult; Location: country: Brazil; stateProvince: Rondônia; municipality: Espigão do Oeste; verbatimCoordinates: 11°67'63"S; 60°69'90"W; Event: samplingProtocol: HP light traps; eventDate: 2014-04; habitat: forestGoogleMaps  Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: J.F. Medeiros; sex: 3 females, 5 males; lifeStage: adult; Location: country: Brazil; stateProvince: Rondônia; municipality: Pimenta Bueno; verbatimLocality: Usina Hidrelétrica Rondon II; verbatimCoordinates: 11°96'48"S; 60°69'90"W; Event: samplingProtocol: HP light traps; eventDate: 2014-10-10 /11; habitat: fragment forestGoogleMaps  Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: J.F. Medeiros; individualCount: 1; sex: female; lifeStage: adult; Location: country: Brazil; stateProvince: Rondônia; municipality: Cacoal; verbatimLocality: Rancho Cassiano; verbatimCoordinates: 11°25'53"S; 61°26'52"W; Event: samplingProtocol: HP light traps; eventDate: 2014-11-12 /21; habitat: fragment forestGoogleMaps 

Diagnosis

Eyes narrowly separated, with short interfacetal hairs; third palpal segment considerably swollen its full length, with shallow and round sensory pit; proboscis short; thorax dark brown; legs brown, knee spots blackish; second radial cell included in a dark spot to its apex, cell r3 with contiguous poststigmatic pale spots, cell m1 with two pale spots, cell m2 with small pale spot; two spermathecae and rudimentary third, with sclerotized ring ( Wirth and Blanton 1971).

Distribution

Costa Rica, Trinidad and Brazil ( Rondônia) ( Borkent and Spinelli 2007, Farias et al. 2016a, Santarém and Felippe-Bauer 2017 and Wirth and Blanton 1971).

Notes

This species was here recorded for the first time in Brazil.