Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

March 1999


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by Brickle and Hagan.


The Culicoides fauna of Belize is poorly known, and until 1974 only 3 species were recorded. Nineteen species of Culicoides from Belize were identified from six collection sites: C. barbosai Wirth & Blanton, C. crepuscularis Malloch, C. debilipalpis Lutz, C. diabolicus Hoffman, C . foxi Ortiz, C. furens (Poey), C . gabaldoni Ortiz, C. heliconiae Fox & Hoffman, C. hoffmani Fox, C. imitator Ortiz, C. insignis Lutz, C. jamaicensis Edwards, C. leopoldoi Ortiz, C. limai Barretto, C. paraensis (Goeldi), C . pifanoi Ortiz, C. pusilloidesWirth & Blanton, C. pusillus Lutz, and a new species, C. mckeeveri Brickle & Hagan is described and illustrated.

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