Dispersal of the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) at an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Colombia.

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Mark-release-recapture studies were carried out during 1990-1991 in El Callejón, Colombia, an endemic focus of American visceral leishmaniasis, to study the longevity, dispersal, and flight range of the principal vector, Lutzomyia longipalpis Lutz & Neiva. Several groups of wild-caught (n = 1,539) and laboratory-reared F1 (n = 2,208) sand flies were marked… (More)

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@article{Morrison1993DispersalOT, title={Dispersal of the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) at an endemic focus of visceral leishmaniasis in Colombia.}, author={Amy C. Morrison and Cristina Ferro and Ang{\'e}lica Morales and Robert B. Tesh and Mark L. Wilson}, journal={Journal of medical entomology}, year={1993}, volume={30 2}, pages={427-35} }