Pintomyia (Pif.) torvida

Author

  • Young, Morales & Ferro
  • 1988:69 (M, F)
  • Cundinamarca, Reventones (4° 45'N,-74° 10'W), Colombia

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Colombia

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Lutzomyia torvida is anthropophilic and dominant man-biter at Reventones, Colombia (Young & Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania braziliensis (Young & Duncan 1994:180).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pifanomyia

Additional References

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