Life cycle differences among Brazilian sandflies of the Lutzomyia longipalpis sibling species complex.

@article{Souza2009LifeCD,
  title={Life cycle differences among Brazilian sandflies of the Lutzomyia longipalpis sibling species complex.},
  author={Nataly Ara{\'u}jo de Souza and Cl{\'a}udia Alves de Andrade-Coelho and Vanderlei Campos Silva and Richard D. Ward and Alexandre Afr{\^a}nio Peixoto},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          287-92
        }
}
The developmental cycles of five Brazilian populations of the Lutzomyia longipalpis Lutz & Neiva species complex (Diptera: Psychodidae) were compared under laboratory conditions. Three of the populations were derived from insects collected in allopatric sites at Natal (Rio Grande do Norte State), Jacobina (Bahia State) and Lapinha Cave (Minas Gerais State). The other two originated from Sobral (Ceará State), where the males of two sympatric species can be distinguished by the presence of one… CONTINUE READING
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