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PARASIMULIUM is a genus of black flies containing two subgenera and four species . They are found in western North America
North America
. Most species are rare, and some Canadian species are cave dwellers.

SPECIES

* Subgenus Astoneomyia Peterson, 1977

* P. melanderi Stone, 1963

* Subgenus Parasimulium Malloch , 1914

* P. crosskeyi Peterson, 1977 * P. furcatum Malloch , 1914 * P. stonei Peterson, 1977

LITERATURE CITED

* ^ A B C Peter H. Adler & Roger W. Crosskey (2009). "World Blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae): A Comprehensive Revision of the Taxonomic and Geographical Inventory": 109. * ^ Patrick Shaw ">(PDF). Proc. Biology and Management of Species and Habitats at Risk, Kamloops, B.C.: 121–124. * ^ Art Borkent & Douglas C. Currie (2001). "Discovery of the Female of Parasimulium (Astoneomyia) Melanderi Stone (Diptera: Simuliidae) in a Cave in British Columbia, With a Discussion of its Phylogenetic Position". Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 103 (3): 546–553.

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