Glossina austeni

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wing of Glossina austeni with the location of nine landmark vein intersections marked for identification (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Chantel J. De Beer et al.
Source: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research (2019) vol. 86 (1), art. a1768

Glossina austeni Newstead, 1912

This tsetse fly is found predominantly in coastal areas of eastern Africa from Kenya to South Africa. It can transmit Trypanosoma species like Trypanosoma brucei brucei, Trypanosoma congolense and Trypanosoma vivax. The hosts are mainly Suidae (e.g. bushpigs) and Bovidae (e.g. cattle).