Nyssomyia antunesi

Author

  • (Coutinho)
  • 1939:181 (M; Flebotomus)
  • Manacapuru, Amazonas, Brazil

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Suriname, Peru, Trinidad, Venezuela

Synonyms

  • Phlebotomus balourouensis Floch & Abonnenc
  • Phlebotomus machicouensis Floch & Abonnenc

Bionomics

Lutzomyia antunesi is a widespread anthropophilic species (Young & Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

"Found naturally infected with flagellates in Brazil" (Young & Duncan 1994:454).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Nyssomyia

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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