Comparative study of the phlebotomine sand fly species (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) of the genera Nyssomyia Barretto, 1962, Bichromomyia Artemiev, 1991, and Migonemyia Galati, 1995, vectors of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil.

@article{Godoy2014ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of the phlebotomine sand fly species (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) of the genera Nyssomyia Barretto, 1962, Bichromomyia Artemiev, 1991, and Migonemyia Galati, 1995, vectors of American cutaneous leishmaniasis in Brazil.},
  author={Rodrigo esp{\'I}ndola Godoy and Eunice Aparecida Bianchi Galati and Pedro Cordeiro-Estrela and Nataly Ara{\'u}jo de Souza and Thiago V. dos Santos and Lindemberg Caranha De Sousa and Elizabeth Ferreira Rangel},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2014},
  volume={3838 5},
  pages={
          501-17
        }
}
Phlebotominae, a group of insects with great medical importance especially in Brazil, are responsible for transmitting causal agents of cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis. In Brazil, the most important species of Leishmania Ross, 1903 are L. (Viannia) braziliensis Vianna, 1911, whose main vectors are Nyssomyia intermedia Lutz & Neiva, 1912, Ny. neivai Pin-to, 1926, Ny. whitmani Antunes & Coutinho, 1939 and Migonemyia migonei França, 1920; and L. (Leishmania) amazon-ensis Lainson & Shaw, 1972… 

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