Pintomyia (Pif.) youngi




Costa Rica, Venezuela


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Lutzomyia youngi has been found in Costa Rica at altitudes between 900-1200m and has been collected both biting humans and in CDC traps (Murillo and Zeleon 1985).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania in Costa Rica (Young & Duncan 1994:183).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pifanomyia

Additional References

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