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Table 2 Distribution according to season and constancy index of sand fly specimens captured 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

Lutzomyia species Rainy season Dry season Total Constancy index
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
L. longipalpis 42 87 139 274 237 229 250 349 107 60 110 51 1935 100.0
L. whitmani 62 279 428 406 188 127 164 149 37 99 63 94 2096 100.0
L. lenti 53 39 - - - - - 9 14 12 25 12 164 58.3
L. sordellii 26 25 - - - 1 - 5 4 26 11 7 105 66.7
L. evandroi 10 6 2 - - - 1 - 4 - 15 4 42 58.3
L. flaviscutellata 6 - - - - 3 12 23 - - 22 7 73 50.0
L. wellcomei 11 - - - - - - - - - 1 5 17 25.0
L. termitophila 9 4 - - - 6 1 - - - 2 - 22 41.7
L. intermedia 10 - - - - 7 - 2 - - - 1 20 33.3
Total 229 440 569 680 425 373 428 537 166 197 249 181 4474 -