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Parasitology Research

, 109:1161 | Cite as

Phlebotomus (Transphlebotomus) mascittii Grassi, 1908, in Carinthia: first record of the occurrence of sandflies in Austria (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae)

  • Torsten J. Naucke
  • Susanne Lorentz
  • Friedrich Rauchenwald
  • Horst Aspöck
Original Paper

Abstract

During an entomology survey in July 2009 and July 2010, 4 males and 22 females of Phlebotomus (Transphlebotomus) mascittii were caught in southeastern Carinthia. These are the first documented records of the occurrence of Phlebotominae in Austria.

Keywords

Visceral Leishmaniasis Leishmaniasis Leishmania Species Potassium Hydroxide Solution Favourable Climatic Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Torsten J. Naucke
    • 1
    • 2
  • Susanne Lorentz
    • 3
  • Friedrich Rauchenwald
    • 4
  • Horst Aspöck
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Zoology, Division of ParasitologyUniversity of HohenheimStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Laboklin GmbH & Co. KGBad KissingenGermany
  3. 3.Parasitus Ex e.VNiederkasselGermany
  4. 4.Bayer Austria Ges.m.b.HWienAustria
  5. 5.Institute of Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine, Medical ParasitologyMedical University of ViennaViennaAustria

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