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Table 6 The number of mandibular and maxillary teeth (average ± standard deviation) and the ratio M/M of mandibular vs. maxillary teeth

From: Delineation of Culicoides species by morphology and barcode exemplified by three new species of the subgenus Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Scandinavia

Species N 1 N 2 Mandibular teeth N2 Maxillary teeth Ratio M/M Fronto-vertex/ocellus
C. pulicaris 10 18 16.7 ± 1.2C 17 19.5 ± 1.1C 1.17 ± 0.08A 1.2 ± 0.3 AC
C. punctatus 10 20 15.7 ± 1.2 B 18 19.6 ± 1.0C 1.26 ± 0.14 B 0.9 ± 0.5 C
C. boyi 11 21 15.1 ± 1.2 B 19 17.1 ± 1.4 E 1.13 ± 0.10 A 1.5 ± 0.2 BDF
C. deltus 5 10 15.8 ± 0.6 CB 7 18.1 ± 1.5 B 1.15 ± 0.08 A 1.7 ± 0.4BD
C. newsteadi 5 10 13.4 ± 1.4 A 8 15.9 ± 1.5 A 1.18 ± 0.20 AC 0.3 ± 0.3 E
C. selandicus 4 7 15.0 ± 1.0 B 8 19.6 ± 1.5 C 1.31 ± 0.12 BC 1.5 ± 0.8AD
C. impunctatus 6 11 13.7 ± 1.0 A 9 15.0 ± 0.9 A 1.12 ± 0.10 A 1.9 ± 0.3B
C. grisescens 5 10 15.2 ± 1.2 B 10 22.0 ± 0.7 D 1.46 ± 0.13C 0 ± 0.0E
C. kalix 5 10 12.80 ± 0.6 A 10 14.9 ± 1.5A 1.17 ± 0.12 A 1.2 ± 0.3ACF
  1. The ratio of fronto-vertex divided by ocellus. N1 = number of specimens; N2 = number counted. Means with the same letters are not significant different.