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Figure 2 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 2

From: Development and validation of IIKC: an interactive identification key for Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) females from the Western Palaearctic region

Figure 2

IIKC database structure. The four hierarchical levels are represented by grey circles and are numbered 1 to 4 (black). The first level gathered the 23 descriptors available at the start of identification. Descriptor logical dependency between two descriptors was shown by a black line meaning a particular state of the descriptor into level n have to be selected to “unlock” the one into the level n + 1. The unlocked descriptors were incremented in the list of the descriptors available to user.

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