Breeding sites and species association of the main Bluetongue and Schmallenberg virus vectors, the Culicoides species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), in northern Europe

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Zimmer, Jean-Yves; Losson, Bertrand; Saegerman, Claude; Haubruge, Eric; Francis, Frédéric;
  • Subject: : Médecine vétérinaire & santé animale [Sciences du vivant] | Larval ecology | Bluetongue | Culicoides | : Entomologie & lutte antiravageur [Sciences du vivant] | : Veterinary medicine & animal health [Life sciences] | : Entomology & pest control [Life sciences] | Breeding sites | Schmallenberg
    mesheuropmc: fungi

Several species of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) biting midges are biological vectors of bluetongue virus (BTV) and, as recently discovered, Schmallenberg virus (SBV) in northern Europe. Since their recent emergence in this part of the continent, these diseases ... View more
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