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identification key for insects of Culicoides genus present in Portugal

2017-11-14
identification key for insects of Culicoides genus present in Portugal

In the scope of the PhD thesis of David Wilson Russo Ramilo (Post-doctoral researcher of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon), with the title: “Phenotypic and genetic characterization of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Portugal and comparison of the effect of pyrethroid insecticides in their control”, an identification key for insects of Culicoides genus present in Portugal was elaborated. This key, with scientific and pedagogical purposes, is directed to researchers and students with interest in this subject and can be seen here.