Psychodopygus chagasi


  • (Costa Lima)
  • 1941:6 (F; Phlebotomus)
  • Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil



Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela


  • Flebotomus unisetosus Mangabeira


Adults have been collected in CDC traps malaise trap, and human bait in Venezuela (Feliciangeli et al. 1988).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania (braziliensis complex) (Young & Duncan 1994:569).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Psychodopygus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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Adult Stage, Illustrations:

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