Pintomyia (Pin.) pessoai

Author

  • (Coutinho & Barretto)
  • 1940a:98 (M, F; Phlebotomus)
  • Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Adults have been collected biting humans between 1930-2130 hrs (Aguiar et al. 1985).

Medical Importance

Lutzomyia pessoai "is regarded as a suspected vector of Leishmania braziliensis in southern Brazil." (Young & Duncan 1994:270)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pintomyia

Additional References

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