Bichromomyia olmeca nociva

Author

  • Young & Arias
  • 1982:134 (M, F)
  • near Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Brazil

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Females of Lutzomyia olmeca nociva were one of five more common sand flies captured on human bait in the Manaus, Brazil area (Young & Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

Young & Duncan 1994:453 state that "Females of this subspecies were among the five most common sand flies captured on human bait in the Manaus, Brazil area where some were found naturally infected with Leishmania amazonensis."

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Bichromomyia

Additional References

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