Phlebotomus (Lar.) guggisbergi


  • Kirk & Lewis
  • 1952:339 [male, female]
  • Kenya: Kiambu, in cave, 10.viii.1952; Lectotype male (BMNH)



Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda


  • None


Type habitat: steppe.

Medical Importance

A large species found in caves and among trees; enters houses where it bites man (Abonnenc, 1972). Proven vector of L. tropica (Lawyer et al., 1990) [Seccombe & Ready 1993: 10].

Psychodidae » Phlebotominae » Phlebotomus » Larroussius

Additional References

Adult Stage, detail photos:

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