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1 March 2008 Culicoides paraensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Infestations in Cities of the Itapocú River Valley, Southern Brazil
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Culicoides paraensis (Goeldi), a vector of the human viral disease Oropouche, is reported as a pest from five cities in the Itapocú River Valley, southern Brazil. Adults likely emerge from rotting banana plants and are common enough to cause skin problems and allergies.

Maria Luiza Felippe-Bauer and Ulises Sebastian Sternheim "Culicoides paraensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Infestations in Cities of the Itapocú River Valley, Southern Brazil," Entomological News 119(2), 185-192, (1 March 2008). https://doi.org/10.3157/0013-872X(2008)119[185:CPDCII]2.0.CO;2
Received: 26 June 2007; Accepted: 1 September 2007; Published: 1 March 2008
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