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Two New Species of Culicoides from Mt. Bawangling, Hainan, China (Diptera:Ceratopogonidae)
Author of the article:WANG Chong-cai1, CHEN Xing-heng1, TAN Run-qian2, YU Yi-xin3*
Author's Workplace:(1. Hainan International Travel Healthcare Center, Haikou 570206, China; 2. Hainan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, Haikou 570311, China; 3. Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing 100071, China)
Key Words:Diptera; Ceratopogonidae; Culicoides; new species
     In 2009, two new species of Culicoides were found from Mt.Bawangling (19.0°N, 109.0°E), Hainan. All types are deposited in the Medical Entomology Collection Gallery (20 Dongda Street, Fengtai, Beijing 100071, China). The descriptions are given in this paper.
1. Culicoides bawanglingensis Yu, Wang and Chen, sp. nov. (Cover 2fig.1)
    Although the new species is allied to Culicoides novaguineanus Tokunaga, 1959 and Culicoides malayae Macfiie, 1937, it has clear distinction in the following characteristics: the third palpal segment and spermathecae.The palppal 3 segment and pattern of wing some resembles C. boormani Giles and Wirth, 1985, but differs from the radial cells.
2. Culicoides reduncutheca Yu, Wang and Tan, sp. nov. (Cover 2fig.2)
    The new species is related to Culicoides minipalpis Wirth and Hubert, 1989, but differs from the spermathecaeit has two spermathecae.
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