Dampfomyia (Dam.) anthophora


  • (Addis)
  • 1945a: 119 (M, F; Phlebotomus)
  • Uvalde, Uvalde Co., Texas, USA



Mexico, United States


  • None


Adults of Lutzomyia anthophora are nocturnally active and use animal burrows as resting sites. Adults have also been collected using light traps and funnel traps (Young and Perkins 1984, Mchugh et al. 2001).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania mexicana and Phlebovirus (Rio Grande Virus) (Young and Duncan 1994: 250)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Dampfomyia » Dampfomyia

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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