Phlebotomus (Adl.) kyreniae

Author

  • Theodor
  • 1958:29 (as ssp. of chinensis) [male, female]
  • Cyprus: Trimithi

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Cyprus, Turkey

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Type habitat: Mediterranean scrub.

Medical Importance

Probably transmits canine visceral leishmaniasis in Cyprus (Adler, 1946; Lupascu et al., 1977)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Adlerius

Additional References

  • Artemiev 1980b: 1185, current status

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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