Cubanoptila longiscapa Wichard 2007 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Glossosomatidae

Full reference: W. Wichard. 2007. Overview and descriptions of caddisflies (Insecta, Trichoptera) in Dominican amber (Miocene). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 366:1-51

Belongs to Cubanoptila according to W. Wichard 2007

Sister taxa: Cubanoptila grimaldii, Cubanoptila mederi, Cubanoptila poinari

Type specimen: SMNS Do-5712, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (SMNS coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (SMNS coll)

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