Culicoides galindoi Wirth & Blanton, 1953,

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

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Culicoides galindoi Wirth & Blanton, 1953


Culicoides galindoi Wirth & Blanton, 1953 


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: J.F. Medeiros; sex: 1 female, 1 male; lifeStage: adult; Location: country: Brazil; stateProvince: Rondônia; municipality: Cacoal; verbatimLocality: Chácara do Gerson and Rancho Cassiano; verbatimCoordinates: 11°25'53"S; 61°26'52"W; Event: samplingProtocol: HP light traps; eventDate: 2014-11-12 /21; habitat: forest fragmentGoogleMaps 


Eyes contiguous, bare; third segment slightly swollen, with a small, shallow, sensory pit; pale distal spot in cell r3 rounded distally, leaving a small dark area in apex of cell; halter pale; spermathecae two, pyriform, subequal ( Wirth and Blanton 1959).


Costa Rica, Panama, and Brazil (Acre, Amazonas, Maranhão, Roraima and now in Rondônia) ( Borkent and Spinelli 2007, Farias et al. 2016a, Santarém and Felippe-Bauer 2017 and Wirth and Blanton 1953).


This species was here recorded for the first time in Rondônia State.