Psychodidae


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Psy·chod·i·dae

(sī-kod'i-dē),
A family of small flies or gnats characterized by hairy mothlike body and the presence of 7-11 long parallel wing veins lacking cross-veins; includes the sandflies, Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia, vectors of all known forms of leishmaniasis.
[G. Psychē, a Greek nymph, sometimes represented as a butterfly]

Psychodidae

(si?kod'i-de)
A family of the order Diptera, characterized by minute size, long legs, and hairy bodies and wings. It includes moth flies, owl midges, and sandflies.
See: Phlebotomus
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Infeccion natural de Lutzomyia cruciata (Diptera: Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) con Wolbachia en cafetales de Chiapas, Mexico.
Ademas, se revisaron las descripciones de las especies de Psychodidae no Phlebotominae de Argentina que se hallan en la literatura especializada.
The disease is caused by protozoan parasites that belong to the genus Leishmania and is transmitted by the bite of certain species of sand fly (order Diptera, family Psychodidae, subfamily Phlebotominae).
785 918 Dolichopodidae 0 0 0 0 0 Empididae 1 10 5 0 7 Psychodidae 1 68 1 31 1 Simullidae 81 1.
Clase Orden Familia ARACHNIDA Acari Prostigmata Araneae Salticidae Pseudoscorpiones -- INSECTA Blattaria -- Coleoptera Scarabeidae Scirtidae Isostomidae Diptera Ceratopogonidae Chaoboridae Chironomidae Culicidae Psychodidae Thaumaleidae Tipulidae -- -- -- -- Hemiptera -- Hymenoptera Formicidae Odonata Coenagrionidae ISOPODA Oniscidea Ligiidae MOLLUSCA Gasteropoda Planorbidae OLIGOCHAETA -- Clase Morfotipo ARACHNIDA Hydrachniadia sp.
Revision du sous-genre Paraphlebotomus (Phlebotomus - Phlebotominae - Psychodidae - Diptera): Approches morphologiques et moleculaires [Doctoral Dissertation].
l Dolichopodidae Aphrosylus Haliday, 1851 Raphium Latreille, 1829 Empididae Chelifera Macquart, 1823 22,2 0,0 Psychodidae Maruina Muller, 1895 22,2 0,0 Simuliidae Simulium Latreille, 1802 11,1 0,0 Tipulidae Hexatoma Latreille, 1809 Tipulidae n.
The Cape Fold Mountains retain Gondwanan Blephariceridae, Psychodidae, Empididae, Africa's only tanyderid, and close-to-basal Chironomidae (Kirk-Spriggs & Stuckenberg 2009: 178).
Familia Especies Ejemplares Sciaridae 1 11 Dolichopididae 4 16 Richardiidae 1 3 Bibionidae 1 7 Micropezidae 1 7 Calliphoridae 1 3 Muscidae 2 3 Tephritidae 1 1 Syrphidae 3 6 Conopidae 1 1 Drosophilidae 1 4 Loncheidae 1 14 Psychodidae 1 1 Chironomidae 1 1 Sciomicyzidae 1 1 Pipunculidae 1 2 Sepsidae 1 2 Asyliidae 1 2 Sarcophagidae 1 1 Tabla 2.
Redescripcion de la hembra de Lutzomyia vattierae (Diptera: Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) de la serrania de La Macarena, Colombia.
Phlebotomine sand flies (Subfamily Phlebotominae, Family Psychodidae, Order Diptera) are of major health importance because they are capable of transmitting pathogens, including protozoans (Leishmania), bacteria (Bartonella), and viruses (Phleboviruses, sand fly fever).