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Definition: 'Lutzomyia'

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Lutzomyia

Type: Term

Pronunciation: lūtz′ō-mī′ă

Definitions:
1. A genus of New World sandflies or bloodsucking midges (family Psychodidae) that serve as vectors of leishmaniasis and Oroyo fever; formerly combined with the Old World sandfly genus Phlebotomus.

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