analysis of the copulatory courtship songs of lutzomyia longipalpis in six populations from brazil.the sand fly lutzomyia longipalpis lutz & neiva (diptera: psychodidae: phlebotominae), the main vector of leishmania infantum in the americas, is believed to be a species complex, although the status of different brazilian populations is still somewhat unclear. preliminary analysis of the acoustic signals that are produced during copulation by l. longipalpis males has suggested the existence of three sibling species in brazil. in the current report, we analyze in more detail a number of paramete ...200415535620
sand flies (diptera, psychodidae, phlebotominae), vectors of leishmania protozoa, at an atlantic forest conservation unit in the municipality of nísia floresta, rio grande do norte state, brazil.sand flies are insect vectors of protozoa from the genus leishmania, causative parasites of visceral and american tegumentary leishmaniases. the present study discusses the bioecological aspects of sand fly species, transmitters of leishmania protozoa, in different ecotopes of an atlantic forest conservation unit located in the metropolitan region of natal, rio grande do norte state, brazil.201626864023
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