Research Collections of the Zoological Institute RAS — Biting Midges (Ceratopogonidae)   •   Specimen

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= Culicoides obsoletiformis Amosova, 1957

Culicoides sinanoensis Tokunaga, 1937

Collection number:


Original label left:

№ 210 ♀ Culicoides obsoletiformis (?) Paralectotype Culicoides obsoletiformis Amossоva, 1957

Original label right:

17 V 54, first biting midges, № 5120

Collection place:

Russia, Primorskiy kray


Primorskiy Territory

Zoogeographical region:

East-Asian subregion


Amosova I.G., 17.05.1954

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Ontogenetic stage:



Canada balsam

Specimen presence:

in collection

Related publications, remarks:

Amosova I.S. 1957. New or little known species of the genus Culicoides Latr. (Diptera, Heleidae) from Primorskiy Territory // Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 36: 233-247.Heleidae) from Ussuri Land // Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 36: 233-247.

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Taxonomical identifications of specimen

Culicoides obsoletiformis Amosova, 1957 — Amosova I.G., 17.05.1954 (Accepted)