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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 91, No. 4, 1996, pp. 457-462
Bioline Code: oc96089
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 91, No. 4, 1996, pp. 457-462

 en A Redescription of Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Lutz & Neiva, 1912), and Resurrection of L. neivai (Pinto, 1926) (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae)
CB Marcondes

Abstract

Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Lutz & Neiva) is
redescribed, a neotype is designated,  and a very similar
species, L. (N.) neivai (Pinto, 1926), is resurrected;
the male and the female are redescribed. The two species can
be differentiated by differences in the spermathecae, common
ducts and number of cibarial horizontal teeth of the females
and in the size and proportions of several structures of both
sexes. The known geographical distribution of both species is
given.

Keywords
Lutzomyia intermedia - Lutzomyianeivai - geographical distribution - Phlebotominae - taxonomy

 
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