Lutzomyia (Tri.) gomezi


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



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


  • Phlebotomus suis Rozeboom
  • Plebotomus japignyi Floch & Abonnenc


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

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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