Pintomyia (Pif.) nuneztovari


  • (Ortiz)
  • 1954:232 (M; Phlebotomus)
  • Duaca, Lara, Venezuela



Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Venezuela


  • Lutzomyia nuneztovari anglesi Le Pont & Desjeux


Lutzomyia nuneztovari readily bites humans inside houses between 2200-0600 hrs (Le Pont et al. 1989).

Medical Importance

"Leishmania sp. was reported in L. nuneztovari from this country [Bolivia] by Le Pont & Desjeux (1984b) and Le Pont et al. (1989a)." (Young & Duncan 1994:190)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pifanomyia

Additional References

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