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Phlebotomus vetus Stebner et al. 2015 (sand fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Psychodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 328616

Full reference: F. Stebner, M. M. Solórzano Kraemer, S. Ibáñez-Bernal and R. Wagner. 2015. Moth flies and sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Cretaceous Burmese amber. PeerJ 3(e1254):1-34

Belongs to Phlebotomus according to F. Stebner et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Phlebotomus khludae, Phlebotomus pungens

Type specimen: SMF Be 2533, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (SMF coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing length 1.40