Phlebotomus (Phb.) duboscqi


  • Neveu-Lemaire
  • 1906:65 [male, female]
  • Mali: south of Tombouctou, Hombori, v.1905; Syntypes (BMNH)



Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Togo, Yemen


  • roubaudi Newstead
    • 1913:125 (conditional name)
    • Type-loc: Mauritania: Akjoujt
  • fourtoni Floch & Abonnenc
    • 1948:1 (as var. of roubaudi)
    • Type-loc: Burkina: Ouagadougou


Type habitat: steppe (Dep?)

Medical Importance

Proven vector of L. major in Senegal and Kenya and suspected vector throughout the Sahel region of Africa (Dedet et al., 1979; Killick-Kendrick, 1990). [Seccombe & Ready 1993: 15]

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Paraphlebotomus

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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