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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 97, No. 4, 2002, pp. 501-503
Bioline Code: oc02094
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 97, No. 4, 2002, pp. 501-503

 en Description of Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) falcaorum sp. n. (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae), a Fossil Sand Fly from Dominican Amber
Reginaldo Peçanha Brazil & José Dilermando Andrade Filho


A new species of sand fly, Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) falcaorum is described from an amber originated from the northern mountain range of Dominican Republic. The male sand fly specimen is well preserved and most features used in Phlebotominae taxonomy are seen with remarkable clarity.

Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) falcaorum sp. n. - Phlebotominae - sand fly - Diptera - Psychodiae - amber - Dominican Republic

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