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Experientia

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 383–386 | Cite as

A new antlion from Dominican amber (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae)

  • G. O. Poinar
  • L. A. Stange
Research Articles

Abstract

A new fossil species of antlion,Porrerus dominicanus is described from Dominican amber. Extant species ofPorrerus are found only in South America and Panama.A review of the current knowledge of fossil Myrmeleontidae is provided,

Key words

Antlion Dominican amber fossil Myrmeleontidae Neuroptera 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. O. Poinar
    • 1
  • L. A. Stange
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EntomologyOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA
  2. 2.Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ServicesDivision of Plant Industry, FSCAGainesvilleUSA

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