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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

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Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.89 no.2 Rio de Janeiro Apr./Jun. 1994 

Description of Lutzomyia (Evandromyia) sipani, a new species of Sand Fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Loreto Department, Peru

Roberto Fernandez1  , Faustino Carbajal1  , Bruce Alexander1  , James T. Need1 

NAMRID-Unit 3800, USA


Lutzomyia sipani n.sp. is described from males collected in Loreto Department, Peru. The new species belongs to the subgenus Evandromyia mangabeira and confirms the presence of this group in Peru.

Key words: Lutzomyia (Evandromyia) sipani n.s.p.; Phlebotominae; sand flies; Loreto Department; Peru


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