Myrmecolax glaesi Kinzelbach 1983 (twisted-winged parasite)

Insecta - Strepsiptera - Myrmecolacidae

Full reference: R. K. Kinzelbach. 1983. Fächerflügler aus dem dominikanischen Bernstein (Insecta: Strepsiptera: Myrmecolacidae). Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Hamburg 26:29-36

Belongs to Myrmecolax according to M. S. Engel and D. Y. Huang 2016

See also Kathirithamby and Grimaldi 1993, Kinzelbach 1983 and Kinzelbach and Pohl 1994

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GPIUH 1232, an exoskeleton (male imago). Its type locality is Dominican amber (GPIH collection), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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