Pintomyia (Pif.) townsendi

Author

  • (Ortiz)
  • 1959:23 (M; Phlebotomus)
  • Rancho Grande, Aragua, Venezuela

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Colombia, Venezuela

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Adults of Lutzomyia townsendi have been collected from protected human bait in the costal region of Colombia (Duque et al. 2004).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Bartonella and Leishmania (Young & Duncan 1994:183).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Pintomyia » Pifanomyia

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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