Section I: Recognition and Identification of Phlebotomine Sand Flies
Under the 'scope: Is it a male or female?
If the posterior end of the abdomen looks blunt like this, then it is a female. Females do not have external appendages on the tip of the abdomen.
Illustration credit: S El-Hossary
Lutzomyia saulensis female genitalia
Photo credit: J Stoffer
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