Psychodopygus carrerai carrerai

Author

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

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama

Synonyms

Sergentomyia pessoanus Barretto

Bionomics

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

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