Lutzomyia (Tri.) gomezi

Author

  • (Nitzulescu)
  • 1931:247 (F; Phlebotomus)
  • San Christobal, Tachira, Venezuela

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Trinidad, Venezuela

Synonyms

  • Phlebotomus suis Rozeboom
  • Plebotomus japignyi Floch & Abonnenc

Bionomics

Adults have been collected in CDC light traps, protected human bait and tree butress in Colombia (Duque et al. 2004).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmannia panamensis in Panama (Christensen et al. 1983).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Lutzomyia » Tricholateralis

Additional References

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