Xenopsychoda harbi, a new psychodoid fly from the Lower Cretaceous amber of Lebanon (Diptera; Psychodoidea)

Dany AZAR & Kamil ZIADÉ

en Comptes Rendus Palevol 4 (1-2) - Pages 25-30

Published on 28 February 2005

This article is a part of the thematic issue Fauna and flora of paralic basins

Xenopsychoda harbi gen. et sp. nov. is described from the Lower Cretaceous amber of Tannourine (North of Lebanon) and is attributed to an incertae sedis family or subfamily. The discovery of this psychodoid fly shows a grate diversity of this group in the Early Cretaceous.


Insecta, Diptera, Psychodoidea, new species, Lower Cretaceous, Lebanon, amber

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