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ANDRADE FILHO, José Dilermando; BRAZIL, Reginaldo Peçanha; FALCAO, Alda Lima  and  GALATI, Eunice A Bianchi. Description of Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) paleotrichia, a Miocene period new species from the Dominican Republic (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae). Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz [online]. 2007, vol.102, n.8, pp. 901-903.  Epub Oct 30, 2007. ISSN 1678-8060.

A new fossil species of phlebotomine sandflies is described from Dominican amber based in one specimen. Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) paleotrichia sp. nov. is distinguished from the other extant and extinct species by aspects of paramere and the basal tuft of bristles in the gonocoxite.

Keywords : Pintomyia (Pifanomyia) paleotrichia; amber; fossil; Phlebotominae.

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