Caenocholax brodzinskyi Kathirithamby and Grimaldi 1993 (twisted-winged parasite)

Insecta - Strepsiptera - Myrmecolacidae

Full reference: J. Kathirithamby and D. A. Grimaldi. 1993. Remarkable stasis in some Lower Tertiary parasitoids: descriptions, new records and review of Strepsiptera in the Oligo-Miocene amber of the Dominican Republic. Entomologica Scandinavica 24:31-41

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

See also Kathirithamby and Grimaldi 1993

Sister taxa: Caenocholax barkleyi, Caenocholax dominicensis, Caenocholax groehni, Caenocholax palusaxus

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-3, 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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