Cubanoptila grimaldii Wichard 1995 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Glossosomatidae

Full reference: W. Wichard. 1995. Köcherfliegen des Dominikanischen Bernsteins VIII. Cubanoptila grimaldii n. sp., eine weitere fossile Art der Glossosomatidae (Insecta, Trichoptera). Mitteilungen aus dem Geologisch-Paläontologischen Institut der Universität Hamburg 78:159-165

Belongs to Cubanoptila according to W. Wichard 1995

Sister taxa: Cubanoptila longiscapa, Cubanoptila mederi, Cubanoptila poinari

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-72, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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