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Naveen Samuel Singh

Naveen Samuel Singh
Lucknow Christian College · Department of Zoology

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Deforestation is one of the most pressing environmental issues that the world is facing currently. It is the conversion of forested land to non-forested land by humans. Phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) are small insects of medical and veterinary relevance. The females of most species are hematophagous and are responsible for transmitt...
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Abstract: In India, more than 1,00,000 people are affected every year by Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL). VL is a chronic and fatal disease caused by Leishmania donovani parasites which are transmitted by infected female sand flies, Phlebotomus argentipes. Ninety percent of total cases of the world are reported from India, Bangladesh and Sudan. Severa...
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Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian sub-continent, also known as Kala-azar, is caused by Leishmania donovani transmitted by Phlebotomus argentipes. This study endeavors to delineate the suitable locations of Phlebotomus argentipes with relation to environmental characteristics between endemic and non-endemic districts in India. The aim of this stu...
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Some aspects of ecology of phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) were studied from January to December 2009 in the five northern districts of Uttar Pradesh, India. In total, 881 sandflies were caught, identified as belonging to eight species from two genera. Sergentomyia punjabaensis and S. babu were predominant with 60.39% and 36.78% respe...
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The aim of this study was to study the genitalia of phlebotomidae sand flies for search of new species in various parts of India. The pattern of genitalia variation in phlebotominae sand flies also indicated that differences in the lengths of the spermathecal ducts and aedeagal filaments are distributed unevenly among closely related species. Mouth...
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Objective To identify potential vectors of kala-azar from Northern plains of Uttar Pradesh, India. Methods The collections were made using sticky paper traps, CDC light-traps, and aspirators from outdoors as well as indoors. All female sandflies were dissected and identified. Results During January 2009 to July 2009, 528 phlebotomine specimens we...
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In this investigation, the species composition of sand flies, and their seasonality, nocturnal activity, sex ratio, and resting site, for implementation of future control measures, were surveyed in eastern (Gonda and Basti) Uttar Pradesh, India. Adult sand flies (2,893) were collected from internal and external sites by sticky and light traps. The...
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The aim of present study is to discuss the taxonomic and biological history and significance of Phlebotominae sand flies giving emphasis on their collection, preservation and identification of new species as well as differentiation of male and female. Several species of Phlebotominae sand flies are known throughout the world including India. These...
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AnSTRACf '., In the present study, two new species of Phleb(!tomlnae sand fly are described from Sikandra; Phlebotomusslkand,aensls of subgenus Euphlebotomus known from male, of genus Phlebotomus and Sergentomylasantokhi of subgenus Parrotomyia of genus Sergentomyla from Sikandra are described. The subgenus Euphlebotomus and subgenus Parrotomyia ar...

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