Phlebotomus (Lar.) ariasi

Author

  • Tonnoir
  • 1921a:53 [male]
  • Spain: Barcelona, vii.1920; Holotype male (NE)

Distribution

SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Algeria, France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Type habitat: Mediterranean scrub.

Medical Importance

Readily infected with L. infantum, and a proven vector in southern France and Spain (Killick-Kendrick, 1990; Killick-Kendrick & Rioux, 1981). [Seccombe & Ready 1993: 10]

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Larroussius

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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