Simulium ochraceum

Si·mu·lium och·ra·'ce·um

species that is a vector of human onchocerciasis in Central America.
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(2014) in a community-based trapping programme to collect Simulium ochraceum senso lato.
The common compounds identified as well as others previously identified as attractive to other hematophagous arthropods were evaluated for their ability to stimulate and attract the major onchocerciasis vectors in Africa (Simulium damnosum sensu lato) and Mesoamerica (Simulium ochraceum s.l.).
Notably, the predominant species of black fly vectors in Mexico (as is generally the case in Mesoamerica) is Simulium ochraceum s.l.
Burkett-Cadenaet al., "Development of a novel trap for the collection of black flies of the simulium ochraceum complex," PLoS ONE, vol.
Unnasch, "Evaluation ofa community-based trapping program to collect simulium ochraceum sensu lato for verification of onchocerciasis elimination," PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
One or more species of black flies from the Simulium ochraceum complex inhabits the Galapagos Island of San Cristobal and was first reported to attack people in the early 1990's.
A cytogentic analysis of the Simulium ochraceum species complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Central America.