Wormaldia vlipla Melnitsky and Ivanov 2005 (finger-net caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Philopotamidae

Full reference: S. I. Melnitsky and V. D. Ivanov. 2005. Systematic paleontology, in New caddisfly species of the genus Wormaldia (Trichoptera: Philopotamidae) from Baltic amber. Paleontological Journal 39:284-288

Belongs to Wormaldia according to S. I. Melnitsky and V. D. Ivanov 2005

Sister taxa: Wormaldia advenaria, Wormaldia aequalis, Wormaldia angularia, Wormaldia congenera, Wormaldia contigua, Wormaldia cretacea, Wormaldia longaeva, Wormaldia media, Wormaldia myanmari, Wormaldia nasticentia, Wormaldia pheromonia, Wormaldia pobeda, Wormaldia praecursor, Wormaldia praemissa, Wormaldia resina, Wormaldia sukatshevae

Type specimen: PIN 364/57, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic amber (PIN collection 364), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Lithuania.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber (PIN collection 364)

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