Protelencholax schleei Kinzelbach 1979 (twisted-winged parasite)

Insecta - Strepsiptera - Protelencholacidae

Full reference: R. Kinzelbach. 1979. Das erste neotropische Fossil der Fächerflügler (Stuttgarter Bernsteinsammlung: Insecta, Strepsiptera). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 52:1-14

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

See also Kinzelbach 1979 and Kinzelbach and Pohl 1994

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Do-7-K-1, an exoskeleton (male imago). Its type locality is Dominican amber (SMNS coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.


Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (SMNS coll)

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