The Ceratopogonidae Collection (CCER) presents types and not types specimens with sanitary and agricultural importance. A thousand of specimens are slide-mounted, dry on pins and samples preserved with naphthalene or in Kahle-Drietrich solution. The majority of specimens is found in the Neotropics including hematophagous, predators and pollinators genera. CCER present the biggest Brazilian collection of Culicoides with hundreds neotropical species and the “Saulo Soria Collection" with 36 pollinator’s species from Theobroma cacau from different countries. The collection preserves hundreds type species from 11 genera belonging to 13 countries of Latin America and U.S.A.
data use restrictions
Available in the 'Policy for the Access of Data and Information on the Biological Collections', attached to the Organization Guide for the Biological Collections of Fiocruz, which can be obtained on the Biological Collections web page from Fiocruz Portal.
how to cite
Coleção de Ceratopogonidae, CCER (http://ccer.fiocruz.br/)