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By Sixto Coscaron, Cecilia L. Coscaron Arias

This ebook is exclusive in assurance, summarizing all to be had details in regards to the American simuliid fauna south of the U.S.. it is also morphological diagnoses of women, men, pupae and larvae, in addition to keys (in English and Spanish), illustrations of characters, mapped distributions, and bionomics. This sector seems to help 359 species grouped in tribes, 12 genera and 18 subgenera. the outline of every taxon is supplied with a listing of the to be had literature, in addition to all different proper info. The ebook is addressed to taxonomists, limnologists, ecologists, veterinarians and biologists commonly.

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2 At least some portion of endoparameral organ discernible; median sclerite different, generally of complex structure ..................................................................... 3 Gonocoxite about 2 times longer than gonostylus; gonostylus gradually acuminate distally, apex relatively blunt, with 3 (2) terminal teeth (Figs. 24 I, M); ventral plate distally with soft rounded curvature; median sclerite very elongated (Fig. 24 J); pedisulcus absent ............................................................................................

Araucnephia Head sclerite not with all trichomes mentioned; facial trichomes hair-like or spinelike ......................................................................................................................................... 8 Thorax with tubercles arranged in circles (Fig. 16 E); basal portion of gills with minute plate-like cuticular structures; thoracic trichomes hair-like ....................... Araucnephioides Thorax with tubercles not arranged in circles; basal portion of gills without aforementioned cuticular structures; thoracic trichomes hair-like or spine-like ................................................................................................................................................

Simulium Terminal processes of abdomen short and pointed (Fig. 23 J), or absent (Fig. 10 L) ................................................................................................................................................ 3 Terminal processes of abdomen elongate (Figs. 12 E; 18 E; 25 E) ....................... 4 Cocoon reduced to small pad on which terminal abdominal segments are inserted (Fig. 10 H); gills shaped like thick stem with few thread-like filaments (Fig. 10 I); abdomen strongly sclerotized, terga and sterna with large number of supernumerary spines or hooks (Figs.

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