Trypanosoma antiquus

Triatoma dominicana

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Trypanosomatina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Protozoa
Subregnum: Eozoa
Infraregnum: Euglenozoa
Phylum: Euglenozoa
Subphylum: Saccostoma
Classis: Kinetoplastea
Subclassis: Metakinetoplastina
Ordo: Trypanosomatida
Subordo: Trypanosomatina

Familia: Trypanosomatidae
Genus: Trypanosoma

Subgenus:T. (Schizotrypanum)
T. antiquus

NameEdit

  • Trypanosoma (Schizotrypanum) antiquus Poinar, 2005

Type localityEdit

  • Burdigalian 15-20 myo; Dominican amber, La Toca mine, Dominican Republic

Type materialEdit

Holotype: Number P-3-3; Poinar Amber Collection, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

ReferencesEdit

  • Poinar, G. 2005. Triatoma dominicana sp. n. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Triatominae), and Trypanosoma antiquus sp. n. (Stercoraria: Trypanosomatidae), the First Fossil Evidence of a Triatomine-Trypanosomatid Vector Association. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 5(1): 72–81. doi:10.1089/vbz.2005.5.72. PMID 15815152.