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Figure 1. Adult (A) female and (B) male Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz and Neiva), a sand fly. Credit: Cristina Ferro, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Colombia

A Sand Fly Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz and Neiva) (Insecta: Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae)

July 31, 2015

The true sand flies are densely covered with setae, have long slender legs, and broad and pointed wings that are held erect at rest. Several phlebotomine species are vectors of the protozoan parasites in the genus Leishmania, that are the causal ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: Entomology And Nematology Department, Family: Psychodidae (sand Flies), Featured Creatures Collection, Leishmaniasis, Maria C. Carrasquilla, Phillip E. Kaufman
Figure 2. Australian cockroach, Periplaneta australasiae Fabricius nymphs feeding in a group. Credit: Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida

Australian cockroach Periplaneta australasiae Fabricius (Insecta: Blattodea: Blattidae)

June 15, 2015

Australian cockroaches are the most common outdoor cockroach in southern Florida. Though they typically stay outdoors, Australian cockroaches may also venture inside and live among humans. This 4-page fact sheet covers the Australian cockroach's ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Pests & Disease, Work & Life
Tags: Australian Cockroach, Blattidae, Cockroaches, Entomology And Nematology Department, Featured Creatures Collection, Phillip E. Kaufman, Shiyao Jiang

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