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Records of Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) feeding on Amphibia, with A new record from the Kruger National Park

H. H Braack, I. H Davidson, J. A Ledger, D. J Lewis
Koedoe | Vol 24, No 1 | a627 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v24i1.627 | © 1981 H. H Braack, I. H Davidson, J. A Ledger, D. J Lewis | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 December 1981 | Published: 02 December 1981

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H. H Braack, Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
I. H Davidson, South African Institute for Medical Research, South Africa
J. A Ledger, South African Institute for Medical Research, South Africa
D. J Lewis, British Museum (Nat .Hist.), United Kingdom

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Abstract

An early record of a sandfly feeding on an amphibian is that of Hewlett (1913, Indian J. med. Res. 1: 34-38) who wrote "I have twice seen a sandfly apparently biting the head of the common toad Bufo melanostictus".

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