Pintomyia (Pif.) ovallesi


  • (Ortiz)
  • 1952:155 (M; Phlebotomus)
  • Duaca, Lara, Venezuela


SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad, Venezuela


  • None


Females of L. ovallesi locally abundant and anthropophilic (Young & Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania braziliensis (Young & Duncan 1994:186).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pifanomyia

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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