Pintomyia (Pif.) christophei

Author

  • (Fairchild & Trapido)
  • 1950:409 (M,F; Phlebotomus)
  • Hato Mayor & Colonia San Rafael, Seibo, Dominican Republic

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Dominican Republic, Haiti

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Lutzomyia christophei is anthropophilic but rarely encountered (Young & Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania (Young & Duncan 1994:176).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pifanomyia

Additional References

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