Psychodopygus chagasi

Author

  • (Costa Lima)
  • 1941:6 (F; Phlebotomus)
  • Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela

Synonyms

  • Flebotomus unisetosus Mangabeira

Bionomics

Adults have been collected in CDC traps malaise trap, and human bait in Venezuela (Feliciangeli et al. 1988).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania (braziliensis complex) (Young & Duncan 1994:569).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Psychodopygus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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