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Lutzomyia

Pronunciation: lutz'o-mi'a

Definition: 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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