Psychodopygus yucumensis

Author

  • (Le Pont, Caillard, Tibayrenc & Desjeux)
  • 1986:79 (M, F; Psychodopygus)
  • Serrania del Pilon, Beni, Bolivia

Distribution

SpeciesMap

Bolivia, Brazil, Peru

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Lutzomyia yucumensis is common in lowland forests of Bolivia, Peru, and Brazil (Young and Duncan 1994).

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of Leishmania braziliensis (Young & Duncan 1994:585).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Psychodopygus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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