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Oligembia vetusta, a New Fossil Teratembiid (Embioptera) from Dominican Amber
Claudia A. Szumik
Journal of the New York Entomological Society
Vol. 102, No. 1 (Jan., 1994), pp. 67-73
Published by: New York Entomological Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25010054
Page Count: 7
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A new species, Oligembia vetusta, is described on the basis of a male in lower Tertiary amber from the Dominican Republic. The new species is the first fossil representative of the family Teratembiidae. The systematic position of the new species is discussed, as is the paraphyletic nature of the genus Oligembia. A cladogram of teratembiid genera is presented.
Journal of the New York Entomological Society © 1994 New York Entomological Society