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Table 5 Measurement (average ± standard deviation) of the length of female wings and spermatheca

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

Species   Length of wing (μm)   Lengths of spermatheca (μm)    Spermatheca ratio (S/R)   Head proboscis ratio (H/P)
  N 2   N 1 1 2 3   N 1  
C. pulicaris 19 1626 ± 67C 10 74 ± 5 61 ± 5 22 ± 4 1.21 ± 0.08A 10 1.19 ± 0.04 B
C. punctatus 20 1519 ± 10B 9 74 ± 7 62 ± 4 19 ± 3 1.19 ± 0.08A 10 1.19 ± 0.07 B
C. boyi 22 1641 ± 10C 5 74 ± 6 68 ± 6 23 ± 4 1.05 ± 0. 3B 11 1.29 ± 0.07 A
C. deltus 10 1788 ± 12 A 5 72 ± 4 67 ± 5 28 ± 5 1.07 ± 0.05B 5 1.19 ± 0.05 B
C. newsteadi 10 1291 ± 12D 4 69 ± 6 66 ± 4 19 ± 6 1.04 ± 0.02B 5 1.32 ± 0.13 A
C. selandicus 7 1339 ± 33 D ND ND ND ND ND 4 1.16 ± 0.06 CB
C. impunctatus 9 1239 ± 13 D 5 56 ± 7 52 ± 10 15 ± 6 1.10 ± 0.11B 6 1.30 ± 0.04 A
C. grisescens 10 1841 ± 12 A 5 87 ± 3 83 ± 1 33 ± 3 1.05 ± 0.02B 5 1.03 ± 0.04 C
C. kalix 10 1423 ± 39 E 5 75 ± 8 64 ± 6 20 ± 4 1.17 ± 0.08A 5 1.29 ± 0.07 A
  1. Spermatheca ratio (S/R). The ratio of head divide by proboscis (H/P). N1 = number of specimens; N2 = number counted. ND = not determined. Means with the same letters are not significant different.