Accession Number : ADA202801


Title :   Taxonomy and Biology of Phlebotomine Vectors of Human Disease


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1982-1987


Corporate Author : FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE


Personal Author(s) : Young, David G


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a202801.pdf


Report Date : 31 Dec 1987


Pagination or Media Count : 1056


Abstract : A taxonomic review of the Lutzomyia sand files occurring from Mexico southwards was completed. The treatment of the 362 species and subspecies includes identification keys, distribution maps, illustrations (280 plates) and over 700 references. Seventeen new taxa are illustrated but not named. A summary of other work on the biosystematics, biology and disease relationships of Phlebotominae is given. Keywords: Sandfly fever; Viruses; Disease vectors; Diptera psychodidae.


Descriptors :   *DISEASE VECTORS , *DIPTERA , *SANDFLY FEVER VIRUS INFECTION , DISEASES , GRAPHICS , MEXICO , VIRUSES , TAXONOMY , HUMANS , DISTRIBUTION , BIOLOGY , MAPS


Subject Categories : Biology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Microbiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE