Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) miocena Peñalver and Grimaldi 2006 (sand fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Psychodidae

Alternative combination: Lutzomyia miocena

Full reference: E. Peñalver and D. Grimaldi. 2006. Assemblages of mammalian hair and blood-feeding midges (Insecta: Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) in Miocene amber. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 96:177-195

Belongs to Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) according to J. D. Andrade Filho et al. 2009

See also Peñalver and Grimaldi 2006

Sister taxa: Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) bolontikui, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) brazilorum, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) dominicana, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) falcaorum, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) filipalpis, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) killickorum, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) paleopestis, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) paleotownsendi, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) paleotrichia, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) succini

Type specimen: AMNH DR-6-147, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.


Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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