Phlebotomus (Pab.) andrejevi

Author

  • Shakirzyanova
  • 1953:103 (as var. of sergenti) [male, female]
  • U.S.S.R. Kazakhstan, Kzyl-Orda Region, 1949

Distribution

SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Afghanistan, China (Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang), Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan

Synonyms

  • mofidii Theodor & Mesghali
    • 1964:289 [male, female]
    • Type-loc: Iran: Sarakhs

Bionomics

Type habitat: desert vegetation.

Medical Importance

Suspected vector of L. major (or similar parasite, possibly L. gerbilli) in U.S.S.R., based on ecological evidence (Sergiev, 1979), and in China (Killick-Kendrick, 1990).

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Paraphlebotomus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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