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Glossina brevipalpis

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This species is widely scattered throughout eastern parts of Africa, from Ethiopia and Somalia in the north, to Mozambique and South Africa in the south. There is a large belt west of Lake Tanganyika, in Zaire. Ancestral vector of Animal African Trypanosomiasis (AAT).

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gbrevipalpis
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Glossina fuscipes

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Occupies a very large inland block of Africa centred on Zaire, but covering some of the land in all of the countries surrounding Zaire, as well as Gabon, Cameroon and the southern part of Chad. Vector of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in East Africa.

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gfuscipes
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Glossina pallidipes

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Extends along the Kenya and Somalia coastal regions and is abundant in Somalia along certain river valleys. It is also present in Ethiopia, Sudan, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Zaire and Uganda. Major vector of Trypanosoma brucei brucei, minor vector of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense.

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gpallidipes
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Glossina palpalis

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Lives in the more humid areas of West Africa, from Senegal to Cameroon, then south along the coast to Angola. In West Africa it penetrates further to the north in Mali and Senegal, than it does in Nigeria. In the part of its distribution from Cameroon to Angola, it has a long common boundary with G. fuscipes, with which there is little overlap. Vector of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense in West Africa.

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gpalpalis
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Musca domestica

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Musca domestica
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Common house fly, a comparator species for the tsetse project.

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mdomestica
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Simulium damnosum

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Simulium damnosum is a species complex of 55 named cytoforms (cytospecies and cytotypes), the largest known species complex of any vector, insect or animal. Simulium damnosum complex is distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Simulium damnosum sensu stricto is an onchocerciasis vector distributed in Uganda, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan and Togo.

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sdamnosum
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Simulium exiguum

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Simulium exiguum
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Simulium exiguum species complex is present in Venezuela, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Panama and Peru. Species of this complex were the main onchocerciasis vectors in Ecuador and Colombia.

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sexiguum
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Simulium ochraeceum

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Simulium ochraeceum
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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.

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sochraeceum
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Simulium sanctipauli

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Simulium damnosum is a species complex of 55 named cytoforms (cytospecies and cytotypes), the largest known species complex of any vector, insect or animal. Simulium damnosum complex is distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Simulium sanctipauli belongs to this complex, is an onchocerciasis vector and is distributed in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo.

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ssanctipauli
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Simulium sirbanum

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Simulium damnosum is a species complex of 55 named cytoforms (cytospecies and cytotypes), the largest known species complex of any vector, insect or animal. Simulium damnosum complex is distributed throughout sub-Saharan Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Simulium sirbanum belongs to this complex, is an onchocerciasis vector and is distributed in Niger, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo and Uganda.

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ssirbanum
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