Phlebotomus (Euphlebotomus) mascomai n. sp. (Diptera–Psychodidae)

  title={Phlebotomus (Euphlebotomus) mascomai n. sp. (Diptera–Psychodidae)},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Muller and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Depaquit and Nicole L{\'e}ger},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
A new species of sandfly is described from limestone caves in Thailand. The inclusion of this species in the subgenus Euphlebotomus is justified on the basis of characters of the male genitalia (paramere, basal lobe). The male–female gathering in the same taxon is based on ecological (cavernicolous species), morphological (length of male genital filaments and female spermathecal ducts) and molecular (homology of cytochrome b mt DNA sequences) criteria. A differential diagnosis between… CONTINUE READING


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