Psychodopygus panamensis

Author

  • (Shannon)
  • 1926:192 (M)
  • Canal Zone, Panama

Distribution

SpeciesMap  SpeciesMap

Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela

Synonyms

  • None

Bionomics

Adults of Lutzomyia panamensis have been collected in CDC light traps and from protected human bait in the coastal region of Colombia (Duque et al. 2004).

Medical Importance

"In Panama, L. panamensis is regarded as a natural vector of Leishmania panamensis. (Young & Duncan 1994:580)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Psychodopygus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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