Hyalistata vitrea Grimaldi 1993 (fruit fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Drosophilidae

Full reference: D. Grimaldi. 1993. Amber Fossil Drosophilidae (Diptera), Part II: Review of the Genus Hyalistata, New Status (Steganinae). American Museum Novitates 3084:1-15

Belongs to Hyalistata according to D. Grimaldi 1993

Sister taxon: Hyalistata pallida

Type specimen: AMNH DR-3-24, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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