Culicoides

Culicoides is a genus of biting midges in the family Ceratopogonidae. Around 500 species of Ceratopogonidae are at present placed in the genus and this is split into many subgenera. Several species are known to be vectors of various diseases and parasites which can affect animals. ==Notable taxa== The systematics and taxonomy of this genus are con...
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Culicoides

A genus of minute biting gnats or midges, vectors of several nonpathogenic human filariae (Mansonella, Dipetalonema), of Onchocerca in horses and cattle, and of several viral agents of domestic sheep and fowl. ... Origin: L. Culex, gnat ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Culicoides

Culicoides (Culicoides) A genus of tiny (0.6 to 5 mm long), fiercely biting gnats or midges of the family Ceratopogonidae. Some species are vectors of the nonpathogenic human filariae Dipetalonema perstans and Mansonella ozzardi, of Onchocerca of horses and cattle, and various viruses of domestic sheep and of fowl.
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Culicoides

Type: Term Pronunciation: kū-li-koy′dēz Definitions: 1. A genus of minute biting gnats or midges, vectors of several nonpathogenic human filariae (Mansonella, Dipetalonema), of Onchocerca in horses and cattle, and of several viral agents of domestic sheep and fowl.
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