Psychodopygus carrerai carrerai


  • (Barretto)
  • 1946d:286 (M; Phlebotomus)
  • Restrepo, Meta, Colombia



Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama


Sergentomyia pessoanus Barretto


Lutzomyia carrerai carrerai occurs east of the Andes where it is especially common in lowland forests (Young & Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania amazonensis (Young & Duncan 1994:584).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Psychodopygus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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