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Archived Comments for: Lutzomyia adiketis sp. n. (Diptera: Phlebotomidae), a vector of Paleoleishmania neotropicum sp. n. (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in Dominican amber

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  1. Fossilized digenetic kinetoplastids

    Kevin Tyler, University of East Anglia

    16 July 2008

    A really impressive and interesting paper. I simply hadn't realized that the degree of resolution necessary to distiguish putative life-cycle stages of protozoan parasites was possible from 100 million year old fossilized vectors.

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    None declared

  2. validation of scientific names proposed here

    George Poinar, Oregon State University

    16 December 2008

    In accordance with section 8.6 of the ICZN's International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, we have deposited copies of this article at the following five publicly accessible libraries: Natural History Museum, London, UK; American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA; Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; Academia Sinica, Taipei.

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    None declared