Cubanoptila mederi Wichard 1989 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Glossosomatidae

Full reference: W. Wichard. 1989. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen Bernsteins VII. Fossile Arten der Gattung Cubanoptila Sykora, 1973 (Trichoptera, Glossosomatidae). Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 79:91-100

Belongs to Cubanoptila according to W. Wichard 1989

Sister taxa: Cubanoptila grimaldii, Cubanoptila longiscapa, Cubanoptila poinari

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dominican amber (USNM Brodzinsky Lopez-Pena coll), 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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