Seasonality of Lutzomyia fairtigi (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), a species endemic to Eastern Colombia

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Molina, Jorge Alberto; Ortiz, Mario Iván; Guhl, Felipe;
  • Publisher: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde
  • Journal: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. (issn: 0074-0276, eissn: 1678-8060)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0074-02762008000500012
  • Subject: sand flies | RC955-962 | Lutzomyia fairtigi | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Phlebotominae | leishmaniasis | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Colombia
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

The bionomics of sand flies (Diptera: Phlebotominae) was studied monthly for two consecutive years in alluvial gallery forests in the department of Casanare, Northeastern Colombia. A total of 2,365 specimens and 10 species were captured using CDC light traps and Shannon... View more