Culicoides ventralis Borkent and Wirth 1997 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Synonym: Culicoides abdominalis Statz 1944 [replaced name]

Full reference: A. Borkent and W. W. Wirth. 1997. Taxonomic names, in World species of biting midges (Diptera: Ceratpogonidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 233:1-257

Belongs to Culicoides according to A. Borkent 2013

See also Borkent and Wirth 1997, Borkent and Wirth 1997 and Statz 1944

Sister taxa: Culicoides (Groganomyia), Culicoides abbreviatipennis, Culicoides agamus, Culicoides ambericus, Culicoides annosus, Culicoides antilleanus, Culicoides atratus, Culicoides austerus, Culicoides balticus, Culicoides bicolor, Culicoides bifidus, Culicoides brisaci, Culicoides brodzinskyi, Culicoides bullus, Culicoides canadensis, Culicoides carri, Culicoides casei, Culicoides ceranowiczi, Culicoides dasyheleiformis, Culicoides doyeni, Culicoides elongatulus, Culicoides eoselficus, Culicoides filipalpis, Culicoides fossilis, Culicoides gedanensis, Culicoides gracilior, Culicoides grandibocus, Culicoides hispanicolus, Culicoides jucundus, Culicoides kaluginae, Culicoides laurae, Culicoides liliputanus, Culicoides mammalicolus, Culicoides megacanthus, Culicoides mioceneus, Culicoides obesus, Culicoides obscuratus, Culicoides obuncus, Culicoides prussicus, Culicoides speciosus, Culicoides sphenostylus, Culicoides subgedanensis, Culicoides succineus, Culicoides succivarius, Culicoides tenuipennis, Culicoides truncatus, Culicoides tyrrelli, Culicoides yoosti, Culicoides (Oecacta) dasyheleiformis, Culicoides (Oecacta) succivarius

Ecology:

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Culicoides ventralis in the database

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