Phlebotomus (Pab.) alexandri


  • Sinton
  • 1928c:308 (as var. of sergenti) [male].
  • Iraq, Amara


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Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, China (Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang), Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mongolia, Morocco, Pakistan, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, South Yemen, Sudan, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.


  • borovskii Khodukin & Softer
    • 1931:50
    • Type-loc: U.S.S.R.


Type habitat: steppe; anthropophilic, montane species in Afghanistan (Artemiev, 1978a).

Medical Importance

Proven vector of visceral leishmaniasis (L. donovani) in China (Killick-Kendrick, 1990; Lengo 1988); suspected vector of cutaneous leishmaniasis (L. major) in Iran (Javadian et al., 1977), Mongolia and Turkmenistan (Dedet, 1979; Killick-Kendrick, 1990); and suspected vector of L. tropica killicki in Tunisia (Croset et al., 1978; Killick-Kendrick, 1990)

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Paraphlebotomus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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