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Synonyms for family Psychodidae
very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies
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Sand flies belong to the family Psychodidae
, wich is among the most primitive families of Diptera .
Leishmaniasis is mainly transmitted by blood sucking sand-flies or Phlebotomines of class Insecta, order Diptera, family Psychodidae
The disease is caused by protozoan parasites that belong to the genus Leishmania and is transmitted by the bite of certain species of sand fly (order Diptera, family Psychodidae
, subfamily Phlebotominae).
The Diptera family Psychodidae
has a worldwide distribution and comprises six subfamilies: Bruchomyiinae, Phlebotominae, Psychodinae, Sycoracinae, Trichomyiinae and Horaiellinae.