Nyssomyia yuilli yuilli


  • Young & Porter
  • 1972:524 (M, F)
  • Rio Anori, Antioquia, Colombia



Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela


  • Luzomyia fraihai Martins, Falcdo & Silva


Lutzomyia yuilli yuilli (a pale sandfly) is widespread, locally common, in forests in South America (Young and Duncan, 1994).

Medical Importance

"Flagellates found in naturally infected females in Brazil (Lainson et al. 1976; Arias et al. 1985) have not been identified with certainty." (Young & Duncan 1994:463)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Nyssomyia

Additional References

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