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culicoides in Medicine

Culicoides Cu·li·coi·des (kyōō'lĭ-koi'dēz')
n.
A genus of minute biting gnats or midges.

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  • It is related to culicoides but differs in the number of antennal segments and in its wing venation (fig. 163, e).

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • Of the genus culicoides there are many species occurring in various parts of the world.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • This genus is distinguished from culicoides by its bare wings, the venation (fig. 163, c), and the longer tarsal claws.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

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