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Table 3 Current Irish Culicoides species list (n = 31) and species confirmed in the present study (n = 20), including one species recorded in Ireland for the first time

From: Culicoides species composition and abundance on Irish cattle farms: implications for arboviral disease transmission

Genus Species Authority Confirmed
Culicoides (Avaritia) chiopterus Meigen, 1830
dewulfi Goetghebuer, 1936
obsoletus Meigen, 1818
scoticus Downes & Kettle, 1952
Culicoides (Beltranmyia) circumscriptus Kieffer, 1918
salinarius Kieffer, 1914
Culicoides (Culicoides) delta Edwards, 1939
grisescens Edwards, 1939  
impunctatus Goetghebuer, 1920
newsteadi Austen, 1921
pulicaris Linnaeus, 1758
punctatus Meigen, 1804
Culicoides (Monoculicoides) nubeculosus Meigen, 1830
parroti Kieffer, 1922  
riethi Kieffer, 1914
stigma Meigen, 1818
Culicoides (Oecacta)  
  sensu Szadziewski et al., 2016 brunnicans Edwards, 1939
vexans Campbell & Pelham-Clinton, 1960  
duddingstoni Kettle & Lawson, 1955  
festivipennis Kieffer, 1914
heliophilus Edwards, 1921  
kibunensis Tokunaga, 1937  
pictipennis Staeger, 1839  
poperinghensis Callot, Kremer & Paradis, 1962  
  Unspecified cameroni Staeger, 1839 a
furcillatus Goetghebuer, 1953  
reconditus Campbell & Pelham-Clinton, 1960
segnis Campbell & Pelham-Clinton, 1960  
Culicoides (Silvaticulicoides) achrayi Kettle & Lawson, 1955
fascipennis Staeger, 1839
pallidicornis Kieffer, 1919  
  1. aSpecies recorded for the first time in Ireland