Parasitology Research

, Volume 86, Issue 4, pp 335–336 | Cite as

Presence of Phlebotomus (Transphlebotomus) mascittii Grassi, 1908 (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Germany

  • T. J. Naucke
  • B. Pesson
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Abstract

During an entomology survey in July 1999, one male and three female Phlebotomus (Transphlebotomus) mascittii were caught in southwestern Baden Württemberg. This is the first record of phlebotomine sandflies in Germany.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Naucke
    • 1
  • B. Pesson
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Medical Parasitology, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, D-53105 Bonn, Germany e-mail: TJNaucke@aol.com; Fax: +49-40-3603033356DE
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Faculté de Pharmacie, Université Louis Pasteur–Strasbourg I, 74 route du Rhin, B.P. 24, F-67401 Illkirch Cedex, FranceFR

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