Procolobostema roseni Amorim 1998 (minute black scavenger fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Scatopsidae

Full reference: D. S. Amorim. 1998. Amber fossil Scatopsidae (Diptera: Psychodomorpha). I. Considerations on described taxa, Procolobostema roseni, new species, from Dominican Amber, and the position of Procolobostema in the family. American Museum Novitates 3227:1-17

Belongs to Procolobostema according to D. S. Amorim 1998

Sister taxa: Procolobostema hurdi, Procolobostema incisum, Procolobostema obscurum

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-956, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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