Leishmania aethiopica

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Leishmania aethiopica
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Excavata
Phylum: Euglenozoa
Class: Kinetoplastida
Order: Trypanosomatida
Genus: Leishmania
Species: Leishmania aethiopica

Leishmania aethiopica is a Leishmania species.[1]

It is associated with cutaneous leishmaniasis also called "oriental sore". It comes under the old world group of Leishmania species, along with L. major and L. tropica which are other agents causing oriental sore.