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Table 6 Measurements of female eyes in micrometres. The mean and the range of values (minimum-maximum) are given for each character. Means indicated with the same letter (a-d) are not significantly different

From: Description of Culicoides (Culicoides) bysta n. sp., a new member of the Pulicaris group (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Slovakia

Species n Lios Dios-ts Lts Dios-ts/Lios
C. bysta n. sp. 18 30.5 (22.3–41.1) 25.9 (19.6–32)a 21.3 (14.8–27) 0.9 (0.5–1.2)c
C. boyi 5 25.5 (20.0–34.5) 27.6 (26.4–29.7)a 19.4 (17.1–22.6) 1.1 (0.8–1.5)d
C. pulicaris 4 29.9 (23–32.2) 21.3 (20.7–23)b 19.0 (16.1–23) 0.7 (0.6–0.9)cd
  1. Abbreviations: Lios length of the inter-ocular suture of the joined eyes, Dios-ts distance between the inter-ocular suture and the transverse suture above the first inter-ocular seta, Lts length of the transverse suture, Dios-ts/Lios ratio of the above mentioned characters measured