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Research article
10 May 2021
Research article |  | 10 May 2021

The polycentropodid genus Cernotina (Insecta, Trichoptera) in Miocene Dominican amber

Wilfried Wichard and Christian Neumann

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A new polycentropodid caddisfly species is described from Miocene Dominican amber. The family Polycentropodidae is therefore represented in the Dominican amber with two species belonging to the genus Cernotina: C. pulchra Wichard, 2007, and C. fossilinova sp. nov. The endemic C. danieli Flint & Sykora, 2004, is the only representative of the genus occurring on Hispaniola today and is similar to the two fossil species.