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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4122.1.17

FAMILY SIMULIIDAE

MARTA I. WOLFF, DANIEL RAFAEL MIRANDA-ESQUIVEL, LIGIA INES MONCADA-ALVAREZ

Abstract


This catalogue presents 70 species distributed in two genera for Colombia: Gigantodax with 5 groups, and Simulium with 6 subgenera and 17 groups. Three species are recorded for the first time: Gigantodax vulcanius, G. gracilis, and Simulium pautense, and the distributional range is expanded to S.ochraceum, S. paynei, S. metallicum, and S. callidum.

 


Keywords


Diptera, Catalogue, distribution, Simuliidae, taxonomy

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