Phlebotomus (Lar.) tobbi

Author

  • Adler and Theodor
  • In Adler, Theodor & Lourie, 1930:536 (as var. of perniciosus) [male, female]
  • Iran, Israel; Ajeleth, 27.v-3.vii.1929

Distribution

SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Albania, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Italy (Sicily only), Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

Synonyms

  • pirumovi Burakova & Mirzayan
    • 1934:89
    • Type-loc: U.S.S.R.

Bionomics

Type habitat: desert vegetation.

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of visceral leishmaniasis (L. infantum) in the eastern Mediterranean and U.S.S.R. (Lewis, 1982; Lewis & Ward, 1987).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Larroussius

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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