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本邦産の吸血性ケヨソイカ(Chaoboridae)の1種Corethrella sp.について


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Title: 本邦産の吸血性ケヨソイカ(Chaoboridae)の1種Corethrella sp.について
Other Titles: On a blood-sucking Corethrella sp. collected in Nagasaki, Japan (Diptera: Chaoboridae).
Authors: 宮城, 一郎
Authors (alternative): Miyagi, Ichiro
Issue Date: 30-Jun-1974
Publisher: 長崎大学熱帯医学研究所 / Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Citation: 熱帯医学 Tropical medicine 16(2). p89-93, 1974
Abstract: In the course of the identification of dipterous insects collected by light traps in Nagasaki Prefecture, the author's attention was attracted to a small female diptera which had apparently reddish meal in her abdomen. The female was identified as Corethrella sp. of family Chaoboridae. The reddish meals in the mid-guts of ten females were examined with the benzidine tests (Hemastix) for hemoglobin, and they were confirmed to be apparently blood. Williams and Edman (1968) reported that some individuals of North American species of Corethrella brakeleyi and C. wirthi contained avian and mammalian bloods in their stomachs. This finding seemed to be the second record of blood feeding in the family Chaoboridae. This species will be described as a new to science elsewhere.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4163
ISSN: 03855643
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Appears in Collections:Volume 16, No. 2

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4163

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