Phlebotomus (Adl.) simici


  • Nitzulescu
  • 1931a:264 (as var. of chinensis) [male, female]
  • Yugoslavia: Skoplje


SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Bulgaria, Greece, Iran, Israel, Jordan?, Syria, Turkey, Yugoslavia


  • None


Type habitat: mountain vegetation/Mediterranean scrub.

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of visceral leishmaniasis in the eastern Mediterranean area (Theodor, 1964) and Yugoslavia (Lupascu et al., 1977)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Adlerius

Additional References

  • Theodor 1958: 31, current status

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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