Pulex larimerius Lewis and Grimaldi 1997 (flea)

Insecta - Siphonaptera - Pulicidae

Full reference: R. E. Lewis and D. Grimaldi. 1997. A Pulicid Flea in Miocene Amber from the Dominican Republic (Insecta: Siphonaptera: Pulicidae). American Museum Novitates 3205:1-9

Belongs to Pulex according to R. E. Lewis and D. Grimaldi 1997

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH DR-14-1140, 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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