biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis  (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - 1318089

biting midge
Culicoides sonorensis Wirth & Jones, 1957

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: A sixteenth-inch-long female biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis, feeds blood delivered through artificial membrane developed for mass insect rearing.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Bauer
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1318089

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, December 11, 2006