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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 105, No. 3, 2010, pp. 322-325
Bioline Code: oc10055
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 105, No. 3, 2010, pp. 322-325

 en Description of Lutzomyia velezi check for this species in other resources , a new species of phlebotomine sand fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) from the Department of Antioquia, Colombia
Bejarano, Eduar Elías; Vivero, Rafael José & Uribe, Sandra

Abstract

The phlebotomine sand fly Lutzomyia velezi check for this species in other resources sp.nov. was described and illustrated from male specimens collected by light trap in the Reserva Natural Cañon del Río Claro in the Central Cordillera of the Colombian Andes. The new species belongs to the series sanguinaria of the subgenus Helcocyrtomyia, which is represented in Colombia by Lutzomyia cirrita check for this species in other resources , Lutzomyia hartmanni check for this species in other resources , Lutzomyia sanguinaria check for this species in other resources , Lutzomyia scorzai check for this species in other resources , Lutzomyia check for this species in other resources sp. of Pichindé and Lutzomyia tortura check for this species in other resources . The new species can be differentiated from others of the subgenus by the combination of the following characteristics: long antennal ascoids, reaching level of the papilla, coxite with a single basal seta and fifth palpomere longer than or equal to the sum of the lengths of the third and fourth palpomeres.

Keywords
Lutzomyia velezi sp.nov., Helcocyrtomyia, Phlebotominae, Colombia, sand fly

 
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