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Nelson Leandro Cerqueira

Nelson Leandro Cerqueira, Brazilian entomologist (Salvador 1901 - 1969)
 
CONTRIBUTIONS
 
Described the role of Phlebotominae diptera in leishmaniasis transmission
 
Described mansonelliasis life cycle (1959-60)
 
TECHNIQUES
 

Developed Nelson Cerqueira mounting method for small insects and a fluid for this purpose

Novo meio para a montagem de pequenos insetos em lâminas. Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz 39:37-41, 1943 
 
DESCRIBED DIPTERA
 

Genera/Subgenera

Antunesmyia 1942 with Lane

Apicomyia 1943 with Shannon

Cheilosia (Chilomyia) with Shannon 1943

Cruzmyia 1942 with Lane

Davismyia 1942 with Lane

Johnbelkinia 1942 with Lane

Limamyia 1942 with Lane

Shannoniana 1942 with Lane

Trichoprosopon 1942 with Lane

Vonplessenia 1942 with Lane
 

Species

At least 69 new species
 
 

HONORS

Cerqueirellum Py-Daniel 1983 (Diptera)