Bionomics of phlebotomine sandflies in the Galilee focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel.

@article{Kravchenko2004BionomicsOP,
  title={Bionomics of phlebotomine sandflies in the Galilee focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel.},
  author={Vasiliy Kravchenko and G Wasserberg and Alon Warburg},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={418-28}
}
The bionomics of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) were studied for three years (2001-2003) in the Galilee focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in northern Israel, where the causative Leishmania tropica (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) is transmitted by Phlebotomus (Adlerius) arabicus Theodor and Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) sergenti Parrot, comprising 22% and 8%, respectively, of the local sandfly fauna sampled by light traps. The predominant species overall was Phlebotomus… CONTINUE READING
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