the seasonal and geographical distribution of culicoides imicola, c. pulicaris group and c. obsoletus group biting midges in central and southern spain.pirbright-type light traps were used to collect culicoides biting midges (diptera: ceratopogonidae) at fifteen sites in twelve provinces of central spain and andalusia. a total of 293,625 culicoides were collected in 1,387 samples over a two year period. these comprised approximately 9.2% culicoides imicola, 11.4% c. pulicaris group, 1.6% c. obsoletus group and 12.2% c. circumscriptus. culicoides imicola was present at ten of the fifteen sites; the five sites from which it was absent were the mo ...19989785498
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