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sandflies

Flies of the order Diptera belonging to the genus Phlebotomus. They transmit sandfly fever, Oroya fever, and various types of leishmaniasis.

sandflies

Delicate, small, long-legged biting flies of the families Psychodidae and Simuliidae . Sandflies can cause annoying bites, especially after dark and transmit LEISHMANIASIS, SANDFLY FEVER and BARTONELLOSIS.
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Typing of sandflies flora Greece and Cyprus by DNA polymorphism of 18S rRNA gene.
For the bioassay of sandflies for the aroma from plant parts sandflies <24 h old are introduced into a plastic box (35 x 30 x 15 cm) with a layer of plaster of paris at the bottom and a suitable net cover.
A total of 206 female sandflies from these collections were screened for infections of Leishmania species by nested PCR.
Dry farm lands are important with respect to agricultural activities, which may result in the provision of suitable breeding places for sandflies, and the role of sparse forest can be debated with respect to the abundance of leaf-falling trees, e.
Sandflies were collected on sticky papers (A4 sheets of white paper soaked in castor oil) placed overnight in ruined outhouses, inside houses, domestic animal shelters, gaps on stony walls and at the entrances to gerbil burrows (1 paper per burrow; papers: 2-10 m apart, 30-40 per site, over a range of 120-200 m at each site).
TOSV strains were obtained from 2 pools of sandflies trapped in September 2010, T152 and T166, consisting of 30 males and 30 females, respectively.
Sandflies were collected using sticky traps (Castor oil-coated white papers 20 cm x 30 cm) biweekly from indoors (bedrooms, guest room, toilet and table) and outdoors (rodent burrows).
Phlebotomus (Transphlebotomus) mascittii Grassi, 1908, in Carinthia: first record of the occurrence of sandflies in Austria (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae).
It is clear that the body areas which are not covered are more exposed to bites of sandflies.
This survey was conducted during the summer 2010 and sandflies were originated from the rural district of Badrood, Natanz county, Esfahan province, central Iran.
The fact that the female sandflies die while oviposition or shortly after a common obstacle in the laboratory maintenance of this species (27), and interfere in the successful experimental infection and transmission of diseases.
neglectusus sandflies has been found in Italy (9), and northward spread of the proven sandfly vector Ph.