Section I: Recognition and Identification of Phlebotomine Sand Flies
If a Phlebotomus female, what species might it be?
P. papatasi pharynx. The pharynx is bottle-shaped, with the armature occupying the posterior half of the wide part, and composed of densely arranged, scale-like teeth finely serrated at the tips.
P. papatasi cibarium. The cibarium has many scattered, minute ventral teeth and many lateral spicules.
P. papatasi spermatheca. The spermatheca is a cylindrical capsule consisting of 8-12 broad segments; those near the individual duct are slightly smaller; the individual spermathecal duct is striated.