Ans: B. LeishmaniasisThe given image is of sand fly (hairy body and erect wing). Sandfly is the primary vector of leishmaniasis and pappataci fever.
|Description of Sandfly|
Adults are about 1.5-3.0 mm long and yellowish, with conspicuous black eyes, hairy
bodies, wings, & legs°.
The oval lanceolate wings are carried erect on the humped thorax.
Males possess long prominent genital Terminalia known as claspers. Females have a pair of anal recti.
Only female sandflies can bite in the dwelling at night.
It takes shelter during the day in holes & crevices in the wall, in dark room & storeroom, etc.
|Life Span||The average life of a sandfly is about 2 weeks.|