Original paper

First record of the march fly genus Plecia (Diptera: Bibionidae) in Dominican amber

Skartveit, John; Bechly, Günter

Abstract

The fossil march fly Plecia pristina Hardy, 1971, that was previously only known from Mexican Chiapas amber, is briefly described as first record of the genus Plecia and second species of the family Bibionidae from Dominican amber.

Keywords

dipterabibionidaepleciadominican ambertertiarymiocenefossil insects