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Submitted: 16 May 2007 Modified: 02 August 2012
HERDIN Record #: PCHRDHE923345

Observation on biting midge infestations on Mamburao Beach, Mindoro, Philippines.

 Cabrera BD,
 Takoka H

The occurrence of biting midge infestation involving the species Leptoconops (Styloconops) spinosifrons Carter 1921 (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) is reported from a beach resort in Mindoro Island, Philippines. The flies are most active between 0700 and 0900 hours, and again, between 1600 and 1800 hours; they are most abundant in the shoreline and sand beach area. (Abstract)

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Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health
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