Simuliidae

Checklist of Alberta Simuliidae (black flies)

From: Currie, D.C. 1986. An Annotated List of and Keys to the Immature Black Flies of Alberta (Diptera: Simuliidae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 134. 90 pp.

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 SIMULIINAE

	Prosimuliini
Cnephia Enderlein, 1921 dacotensis (Dyar and Shannon, 1927) Ectemnia Enderlein, 1930 invenusta (Walker, 1848) taeniatifrons (Enderlein, 1925) Gymnopais Stone, 1949 dichopticoides Wood, 1978 Mayacnephia Wygodzinsky and Coscaron, 1973 species X Prosimulium Roubaud, 1906 (Distosimulium) Peterson, 1970 pleurale Malloch, 1914 (Helodon) Enderlein, 1921 albertense Peterson and Depner, 1972 onychodactylum Dyar and Shannon, 1927 [complex] susanae Peterson, 1970 (Parahelodon) Peterson, 1970 decemarticulatum (Twinn, 1936) [complex] gibsoni (Twinn, 1936) [complex] (Prosimulium) Roubaud, 1906 esselbaughi Sommerman, 1964 exigens Dyar and Shannon, 1927 formosum Shewell, 1959 frohnei Sommerman, 1958 fulvum (Coquillett, 1902) travisi Stone, 1952 Stegopterna Enderlein, 1930 mutata (Malloch, 1914) [complex] Twinnia Stone and Jamnback, 1955 nova (Dyar and Shannon, 1927)
Simuliini
Metacnephia Crosskey, 1969 pallipes (Fries, 1824) [complex] saskatchewana (Shewell and Fredeen, 1958) villosa (DeFoliart and Peterson, 1960) Simulium Latreille, 1802 (Byssodon) Enderlein, 1925 meridionale Riley, 1887 (Eusimulium) Roubaud, 1906 anatinum Wood, 1963 aureum Fries, 1824 [complex] baffinense Twinn, 1936 canonicolum (Dyar and Shannon, 1927) croxtoni Nicholson and Mickel, 1950 duplex Shewell and Fredeen, 1958 euryadminiculum Davies, 1949 furculatum (Shewell, 1952) pugetense (Dyar and Shannon, 1927) vernum Macquart, 1826 [complex] (Parabvssodon) Rubtsov, 1964 transiens Rubtsov, 1940 (Phosterodoros) Stone and Snoddy, 1969 jenningsi Malloch, 1914 luggeri Nicholson and Mickel, 1950 [complex] (Psilopelmia) Enderlein, 1934 bivittatum Malloch, 1914 griseum Coquillett, 1898 (Psilozia) Enderlein, 1936 vittatum Zetterstedt, 1838 [complex] (Shewellomyia) Peterson, 1975 longistylatum Shewell, 1959 (Simulium) Latreille, 1802 arcticum Malloch, 1914 [complex] corbis Twinn, 1936 [complex] decorum Walker, 1848 [complex] defoliarti Stone and Peterson, 1958 hunteri Malloch, 1914 malyschevi Dorogostaisky, Rubtsov, and Viasenko, 1935 piperi Dyar and Shannon, 1927 rugglesi Nicholson and Mickel, 1950 tuberosum (Lundstrom, 1911) [complex] venustum Say, 1823 [complex] verecundum Stone and Jamnback, 1955 [complex]
SPECIES THAT MAY OCCUR IN ALBERTA
Greniera Doby and David, 1959 denaria (Davies, Peterson, and Wood, 1962) [B.C.] Prosimulium Roubaud, 1906 (Prosimulium) Roubaud, 1906 dicum Dyar and Shannon, 1927 [B.C.] Twinnia Stone and Jamnback, 1955 hirticornis Wood, 1978 [B.C., Montana] Simulium Latreille, 1802 (Eusimulium) Roubaud, 1906 bicorne Dorogostaiskv, Rubtsov, and Vlasenko, 1935 [complex] [B.C.] excisum Davies, Peterson, and Wood, 1962 [B.C.] (Simulium) Latreille, 1802 nigricoxum Stone, 1952 [N.W.T., B.C.?]
QUESTIONABLE RECORDS IN THE LITERATURE
Stegopterna Enderlein, 1930 emergens (Stone, 1952) [Abdelnur, 1968] Simulium Latreille, 1802 (Psilozia) Enderlein, 1936 argus Williston, 1893 [Stone, l965] (Shewellomyia) Peterson, 1975 pictipes Hagen, 1880 [Strickland, 1938; Abdelnur 1968]