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Table 1 Distribution according to sex and area of phlebotominae sand fly collected at three locations in the municipalities of Barreirinhas and Santo Amaro, MA, Brazil

From: An ecological study of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the vicinity of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Maranhão, Brazil

Species Sex n (%) Area n (%) Total (%)
Male Female Peridomicile Extradomicile
L. whitmani (Antunes & Coutinho, 1939) 1,242 (51.03) 854 (41.86) 1,748 (50.49) 348 (34.39) 2,096 (46.85)
L. longipalpis (Lutz &Neiva, 1912) 987 (40.55) 948 (46.47) 1,589 (45.90) 346 (34.19) 1,935 (43.25)
L. lenti (Mangabeira, 1938) 100 (4.11) 64 (3.14) 56 (1.62) 108 (10.67) 164 (3.67)
L. sordellii (Shannon & Del Ponte, 1927) 60 (2.47) 45 (2.21) 20 (0.58) 85 (8.40) 105 (2.35)
L. flaviscutellata (Mangabeira Fo, 1942) 18 (0.74) 55 (2.70) 9 (0.26) 64 (6.32) 73 (1.63)
L. evandroi (Costa Lima & Antunes, 1936) 11 (0.45) 31 (1.52) 28 (0.81) 14 (1.38) 42 (0.94)
L. termitophila (Martins, Falcão & Silva, 1964) 6 (0.25) 16 (0.78) 6 (0.17) 16 (1.58) 22 (0.49)
L. intermedia (Lutz & Neiva, 1912) 3 (0.12) 17 (0.83) 1 (0.03) 19 (1.88) 20 (0.45)
L. wellcomei (Fraiha, Shaw & Lainson, 1971) 7 (0.29) 10 (0.49) 5 (0.14) 12 (1.19) 17 (0.38)
Total (%) 2,434 (54.40) 2,040 (45.60) 3,462 (77.40) 1,012 (22.60) 4,474 (100,00)