Phlebotomus (Lar.) orientalis


  • Parrot
  • 1936a:30 (as var. of langeroni) [male, female]
  • Ethiopia: Dire Dawa, iv-vi.1935; Syntype series (IP Algiers)



Chad, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Yemen, Sudan, Uganda, Yemen


  • None


Type habitat: prairie/mountain vegetation.

Medical Importance

The vector of L. donovani (or L. archibaldi) and main man-biter in the Acacia-Balonites forests of Sudan (Hoogstraal & Heyneman, 1969; Killick-Kendrick, 1990) [Seccombe & Ready 1993: 11].

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Larroussius

Additional References

  • Parrot & Clastrier 1946:64, current status
  • Seccombe & Ready 1993

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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