- 衛生動物 (ISSN:04247086)
- vol.66, no.1, pp.13-20, 2015-03-25 (Released:2015-09-25)
In taxonomy, assigning a scientific name and a common name for insects often include person's name, locality name, morphological characters as well as other information. Presently, 75 species of blackflies are known in Japan. The author reports here the result of examination of the origin of scientific name and the common name of blackflies of Japan.