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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 96, No. 3, 2001, pp. 379-380
Bioline Code: oc01056
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 96, No. 3, 2001, pp. 379-380

 en Brain Cell Karyotype of the Phlebotomine Sand Fly Lutzomyia shannoni (Dyar) (Diptera: Psychodidae)
María E Jiménez; Felio J Bello; Cristina Ferro & Estrella Cárdenas


The brain cell karyotype of New World sand fly Lutzomyia shannoni was described. This species has four pairs of chromosomes, 2N=8, with one pair of heteromorphic chromosomes.

Lutzomyia shannoni, brain cell karyotype, heteromorphic chromosome

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