Simulium ochraeceum

Simulium ochraeceum

Simulium ochraceum species complex is found in Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Jamaica, Montserrat, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Venezuela, Virgin Islands and possibly Dominica. Species of this complex are the main vectors of onchocerciasis in Central America, especially Guatemala and Mexico.