Phylocentropus succinolebanensis Wichard and Azar 2018 (caddisfly)

Insecta - Trichoptera - Dipseudopsidae

Full reference: W. Wichard and D. Azar. 2018. First caddisflies (Trichoptera) in Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 107:213-217

Belongs to Phylocentropus according to W. Wichard and D. Azar 2018

Sister taxa: Phylocentropus (Veteropsyche), Phylocentropus antiquus, Phylocentropus cretaceous, Phylocentropus ligulatus, Phylocentropus simplex, Phylocentropus spiniger, Phylocentropus swolenskyi

Type specimen: Azar 500, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mdeyrij-Hammana, Casa Baabda (Azar coll), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in the Grès du Liban Formation of Lebanon.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Mdeyrij-Hammana, Casa Baabda (Azar coll)

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