The recognized vector of CL in Israel is the female phlebotomine
Adult Bruchomyiinae are superficially similar to phlebotomine
"sand-flies" (Phlebotominae) and frequently occur together with these morbiferous insects in the field.
sand flies are classified within the subfamily Phlebotominae, and are differentiated from other subfamilies within Psychodidae by the presence of biting mouthparts that are longer than the head, five-segmented palps, nearly cylindrical antennae, a five-branched radial vein on the wing, and the absence of an eye-bridge .
1999) showed that both Lutzomyia intermedia and Lutzomyia whitmani phlebotomine
flies are attracted to light.
First isolation of arboviruses from phlebotomine
sandflies in West Africa.
American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (ACL) is a resurgent disease that is caused by Leishmania parasites , and transmitted by female phlebotomine
sandflies ("vectors") from reservoir hosts.
Leishmaniasis is an infectious disease transmitted by the bite of the phlebotomine
Leishmaniasis, carried by the phlebotomine
sandfly, currently threatens 350 million people in 88 countries, most of those being African, South American or Asian.
First, in the web containing large juveniles, a phlebotomine
fly impacted one of the long sticky lines.
sand flies are delicate, hairy, mosquito-like insects occurring mainly in the tropics and subtropics.
Egg surface ultra-structure of eight New World Phlebotomine
sand fly species (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Because troops are deployed to Southwest Asia, where leishmaniasis-carrying sand flies flourish, the insectary's expertise with the phlebotomine
family is being tapped.