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.
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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
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