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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 109, No. 2, 2014, pp. 140-146
Bioline Code: oc14019
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 109, No. 2, 2014, pp. 140-146

 en A new species of phlebotomine, Trichophoromyia adelsonsouzai check for this species in other resources (Diptera: Psychodidae) of Brazilian Amazonia
dos Santos, Thiago Vasconcelos; da Silva, Fábio Márcio Medeiros; da Rocha Barata, Iorlando; de Andrade, Andrey José & Galati, Eunice Aparecida Bianchi

Abstract

The phlebotomine sandfly Trichophoromyia adelsonsouzai check for this species in other resources sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on the male and female morphological characteristics of specimens collected at Km 27 of the Trans-Amazonian Highway, municipality of Vitória do Xingu, state of Pará, Brazilian Amazonia. This is an area subject to the direct influence of Belo Monte hydroelectric system. With the description of this new species the number of Trichophoromyia sandflies recorded in Brazil is increased to 20.

Keywords
Phlebotominae; sandflies; Trichophoromyia adelsonsouzai; new species; Belo Monte hydroelectric system; Amazonia

 
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