Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Phlebotomus Species in Europe

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_5063-1
Naucke ( 2002) published a list of Phlebotomus species in Europe (Table 1).
Table 1

European species of Phlebotomus flies and their vector capacity

Name

European region

Main hosts

Vector competence

P. (Adlerus) balcanicus

Greece

Man

L. infantum

P. (Adlerus) simici

Greece

Man

L. infantum

P. (Anaphlebotomus) fortunatarum

Canary Islands

Unknown

Unknown

P. (Larroussius) ariasi

France, Italy, Portugal, Spain

Dog, man

L. infantum

P. (Larroussius) galilaeus

Cyprus

Unknown

Unknown

P. (Larroussius) longicuspi

Spain

Dog, man

L. infantum

P. (Larroussius) langeroni

Spain

Dog, man

L. infantum

P. (Larroussius) neglectus

Greece, Italy

Man, horse, rodent

L. infantum

P. (Larroussius) perfiliewi

Greece, Italy

Sheep, goat, man

L. infantum

P. (Larroussius) pernicosus

France, Italy, England, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Germany

Dog, man, horse, rodent

L. infantum

P. (Larroussius) tobbi

Italy, Greece, Cyprus

Sheep, goat

L. infantum

P. (Paraphlebotomus) alexandri

Greece, Spain

Man

L. donovani

P....

Keywords

Phlebotomus Species 
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References

  1. Naucke T (2002) Leishmaniose, eine Tropenkrankheit und deren Vektoren in Mitteleuropa. Denisia 6:163–178Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany