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Simulium squamosum

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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 squamosum belongs to this complex, is an onchocerciasis vector and is distributed in Cameroon, Benin, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo.

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ssquamosum
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Simulium thyolense

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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 thyolense belongs to this complex, is an onchocerciasis vector and is distributed in Malawi and Tanzania.

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sthyolense
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Simulium vittatum

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Simulium vittatum
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Simulium vittatum sensu stricto (formerly S. vittatum IS-7), it's one of two (or possibly three) members of a sibling species complex. Simulium vittatum sensu stricto is distributed in Greenland, Canada, United Sates, Mexico, Iceland and Faroe Islands (Denmark) and it is the vector of vesicular stomatitis virus that affects cattle, horses and swine but not of human onchocerciasis.

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svittatum
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Simulium woodi

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Simulium woodi is found in Malawi, Tanzania and possibly Zambia. It was the main vector in Tanzania.

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swoodi
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Simulium yahense

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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 yahense belongs to this complex, is an onchocerciasis vector and is distributed in Liberia, Benin, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Togo.

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syahense
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Stomoxys calcitrans

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Stomoxys calcitrans
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Stable fly, a comparator species for the tsetse project.

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scalcitrans
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