Corethrella (Corethrella) dominicana Borkent 2008 (frog biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Corethrellidae

Full reference: A. Borkent. 2008. The frog-biting midges of the world (Corethrellidae: Diptera). Zootaxa 1804:1-456

Belongs to Corethrella (Corethrella) according to A. Borkent 2014

See also Borkent 2008

Sister taxa: Corethrella (Corethrella) baltica, Corethrella (Corethrella) miocaenica, Corethrella (Corethrella) nudistyla, Corethrella (Corethrella) prisca, Corethrella (Corethrella) rovnoensis, Corethrella (Corethrella) sontagae

Type specimen: AMNH DR-14-194, 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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