Dominimyza Poinar 2014 (snail-killing fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Sciomyzidae

Full reference: G. O. Poinar. 2014. A snail-killing fly, Dominimyza tanyacaena n. gen., n. sp. (Diptera: Sciomyzidae) in Dominican amber. Historical Biology 26:428-432

Parent taxon: Sciomyzidae according to G. O. Poinar 2014

Sister taxa: Palaeoheteromyza, Phaeomyiinae, Salticellinae, Sciomyzinae, Sepedonites

Subtaxa: Dominimyza tanyacaena

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Type: Dominimyza tanyacaena

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber, La Toca mine (Poinar coll) (Miocene to Miocene of Dominican Republic)

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