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Lutzomyia shannoni

Lutzomyia shannoni is a species of fly in the subfamily Phlebotominae, the phlebotomine sand flies. It is native to the Americas from the southeastern United States to northern Argentina. It has a disjunct distribution, and is only found in regio ...


Aedes koreicus

Aedes koreicus is a mosquito species originally described from Korea that has been shown to be enzootic to Japan, northeastern China, the Republic of Korea and parts of Russia, but recently found in Belgium, Italy and Germany. Adult Aedes koreicu ...


Aedes mediovittatus

Aedes mediovittatus is found throughout the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean where it often shares larval habitats with Aedes aegypti, the primary vector of the dengue virus, in urban, suburban, and rural areas.


Anopheles barberi

Anopheles barberi is a tree hole breeding mosquito mainly located in eastern North America. The larvae are predators of other mosquito larvae. It has been shown to be a vector of malaria in the laboratory, but it is not thought to be an important ...


Anopheles crucians

Anopheles crucians is a mosquito that exists in aquatic environments under areas with little light presence. The preferred environment for A. crucians is areas with acidic water such as that found in cypress swamps. The mosquito breeds in semiper ...


Anopheles culicifacies

Anopheles culicifacies is one of the major vectors of malaria on the Indian Subcontinent. It has been reported to be a species complex consisting of five sibling species which have been provisionally designated as species A, B, C, D, and E. It pr ...


Anopheles earlei

Anopheles earlei is a small insect found throughout North America. The Anopheles earlei larvae are found in cold, clear water in ponds and other small bodies of water that contain plant life or vegetation.


Anopheles funestus

Anopheles funestus is a species of mosquito in the Culicidae family. This species was first described in 1900 by Giles. The female is attracted to houses where it seeks out humans in order to feed on their blood, mostly during the night. This mos ...


Anopheles punctipennis

Anopheles punctipennis is a species of mosquito in genus Anopheles. It is native to North America. The larvae of this species can be found many kinds of natural and artificial bodies of water, especially cool, clean water, such as streams. Female ...


Culex annulirostris

Culex annulirostris, commonly known as the common banded mosquito, is an insect native to Australia, Fiji, Micronesia, the Philippines and Indonesia. It is regarded as a serious pest species throughout its range. On one side the SKUs Frederick de ...


Culex erythrothorax

Culex erythrothorax is a mosquito species that appears in Southern California. It is also known as the tule mosquito, due to its preference for breeding in tule plants. The species has a brownish-orange color. It is a confirmed vector of West Nil ...


Culex sitiens

Culex sitiens is an insect native to coastal areas of East Africa and Madagascar, southwestern Asia, Ryukyu Archipelago, Korea, northern Australia and South Pacific islands. There is evidence that the vector for Japanese encephalitis, as well as ...


Culex tritaeniorhynchus

Culex tritaeniorhynchus is a species of mosquito and is the main vector of the disease Japanese encephalitis. This mosquito is a native of northern Asia, and parts of Africa. Females target large animals for blood extraction, including cattle and ...


Evandromyia chacuensis

Evandromyia chacuensis is a species of sand fly first circumscribed in 2018 from specimens collected in Argentina. It is the 12th species currently described in the subgenus Barrettomyia.


Lutzomyia anthophora

Lutzomyia arthophora are holometabolous insects. They begin their life cycle as a dark elliptical egg. These eggs are generally laid in habitats such as rock crevices and trees. The eggs will hatch within twenty four hours and all eggs will hatch ...


Musca sorbens

Musca sorbens, the bazaar fly or eye-seeking fly, is a close relative of, and very similar in appearance to, the housefly. It is found in tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia and the Pacific region. It breeds in excreta, especially human faeces, ...



The Simuliini is a tribe of black flies that contains over 2.000 species, with more than 1.800 in the genus Simulium. There are 19 living genera, and three genera only known from Cretaceous fossils.



Simulium is a genus of black flies, which may transmit diseases such as onchocerciasis. It is a large genus with several hundred species, and 41 subgenera. Flies are pool feeders. Their saliva, which contains anticoagulants, a number of enzymes a ...


Simulium yahense

Simulium yahense is a species of Black flies found in West African rain forests. Their larval stages are found in "smaller, more shaded, cooler breeding waters." One particular group, now eradicated, was found only on the island of Bioko, and was ...


Triatoma brasiliensis

Triatoma brasiliensis Neiva, 1911 is now considered the most important Chagas disease vector in the semiarid areas of northeastern Brazil. T. brasiliensis occurs in 12 Brazilian states, including Maranhão, Piaui, Ceara, Rio Grande do Norte, and P ...


Triatoma carrioni

Triatoma carrioni is a blood-sucking bug and probably vector of the flagellate protozoan that causes Chagas disease. It was discovered by F. Larrousse in 1926. Type: national Museum of Natural history, Smithsonian institution, Washington, DC. Com ...


Triatoma gerstaeckeri

Triatoma gerstaeckeri is an assassin bug in the genus Triatoma. It is an important vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease. The range of T. gerstaeckeri includes New Mexico, most of Texas and northeast Mexico. T. gersta ...


Triatoma indictiva

Triatoma indictiva is an arthropod in the assassin bug family of Reduviidae, and is an important vector of Trypanosoma cruzi. T. cruzi is the protozoan that causes Chagas Disease, which affects approximately eight million people a year in the wes ...


Triatoma juazeirensis

Triatoma juazeirensis is an assassin bug, a newly described Chagas disease vector which occurs in the State of Bahia, Brazil. It is found in natural and artificial environments infesting mainly the peridomiciliary areas but it may also colonize t ...


Triatoma nigromaculata

Triatoma nigromaculata is a sylvatic species of insect usually found in hollow trees, in vertebrate nests on trees and occasionally in human dwellings. It usually lives in relatively humid forests at high altitudes on mountain regions and foot hi ...


Triatoma protracta

Triatoma protracta is a species of bugs in the family Reduviidae. It is known commonly as the western bloodsucking conenose. It is distributed in the western United States and Mexico. This and other "kissing bugs" are vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi ...


Triatoma sanguisuga

Triatoma sanguisuga, also known as the Eastern Bloodsucking Conenose or the Mexican Bed Bug, is an insect of the Triatominae subfamily, known as kissing bugs. It is found throughout North America and Latin America, and is common in the Southeaste ...



The members of the Triatominae, a subfamily of the Reduviidae, are also known as conenose bugs, kissing bugs, or vampire bugs. Other local names for them used in the Latin Americas include barbeiros, vinchucas, pitos, chipos and chinches. Most of ...


Acute tuberculous ulcer


Bairnsdale ulcer


Bazin disease


Cutaneous primary complex


Disseminated tuberculosis


Fish tank granuloma


Lupus verrucosus


Metastatic tuberculous abscess


Metastatic tuberculous ulceration


Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex


Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex infection


Mycobacterium haemophilum infection


Mycobacterium kansasii infection


Orificial tuberculosis


Primary tuberculous complex


Rapid growing mycobacterium infection




Searl ulcer


Swimming pool granuloma


Tuberculosis cutis acuta generalisata


Tuberculosis cutis colliquativa


Tuberculosis cutis disseminata

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