Phlebotomus papatasii


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Phle·bot·o·mus pa·pa·ta·'si·i

transmitter of the virus of phlebotomus fever; also a vector of Leishmania tropica in the Mediterranean area.

Phlebotomus papatasii

Transmitter of the causative agent of sandfly fever. The virus is capable of being transmitted through the offspring of flies.
See also: Phlebotomus