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Descriptor English: Ceratopogonidae
Descriptor Spanish: Ceratopogonidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Ceratopogonidae
Descriptor French: Ceratopogonidae
Entry term(s): Biting Midge
Biting Midges
Culicoide
Culicoides
Leptoconop
Leptoconops
Midge, Biting
Midges, Biting
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002519
Scope note: A family of biting midges, in the order DIPTERA. It includes the genus Culicoides which transmits filarial parasites pathogenic to man and other primates.
Annotation: for killing Ceratopogonidae with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES ; gall midges: index NEMATOCERA
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 81; was see CULICOIDES 1975-80; CULICOIDES was heading 1963-80; MIDGES was see under DIPTERA 1975-80
Online Note: use CERATOPOGONIDAE to search CULICOIDES 1966-80; search MIDGES under DIPTERA 1975-80
History Note: 81; was see CULICOIDES 1975-80; CULICOIDES was heading 1963-80; MIDGES was see under DIPTERA 1975-80
DeCS ID: 2556
Unique ID: D002519
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Ceratopogonidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003839
Scope note A family of biting midges, in the order DIPTERA. It includes the genus Culicoides which transmits filarial parasites pathogenic to man and other primates.
Preferred term Ceratopogonidae
Entry term(s) Biting Midge
Biting Midges
Midge, Biting
Midges, Biting
Culicoides - Narrower
Concept UI M0003840
Preferred term Culicoides
Entry term(s) Culicoide
Leptoconops - Narrower
Concept UI M0003841
Preferred term Leptoconops
Entry term(s) Leptoconop



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