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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 95, No. 4, 2000, pp. 589-590
Bioline Code: oc00093
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 95, No. 4, 2000, pp. 589-590

 en Sand Fly Evolution and its Relationship to Leishmania Transmission
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Abstract

The evolutionary relationships of sand flies and Leishmania are discussed in this report, which draws distinctions between co-association, co-evolution and co-speciation (or co-cladogenesis). Examples focus on Phlebotomus vectors of Le. infantum and Le. major in the Mediterranean subregion.

Keywords
co-evolution, Phlebotomus, Leishmania

 
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