Section I: Recognition and Identification of Phlebotomine Sand Flies
If a Lutzomyia female, what species might it be?
Consider the number of horizontal teeth in the cibarium. In the spermatheca, evaluate the proportions, number of annuli, and shape of the terminal annulus, as well as relationships among the common sperm duct, individual sperm ducts, and genital fork stem.
Lutzomyia olmeca olmeca cibarium
Lutzomyia olmeca bicolor spermatheca