Family Grimaldiellidae


Grimaldiella Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Grimaldiella Koteja, 2000: 158-159. Type species: Grimaldiella resinophila Koteja, by original designation.

STRUCTURE: Orthezioid alate male with a broad head, well-developed ocular sclerites widely separated on dorsum and venter, each with a row of 6 simple eyes and an ocellus, with dorso- and venteromedial plates present, both with weak midcranial ridges and a few setae. Antennae 10-segmented, pedicel only slightly broader than flagellar joints, with numerous setae (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: Koteja2000 [description, distribution, illustration, taxonomy: 158-159]; Koteja2000c [taxonomy: 206].



Grimaldiella gregaria Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Grimaldiella gregaria Koteja, 2000: 161-162. Type data: UNITED STATES: New Jersey, Middlesex County, Sayreville, White Oak Pits, Upper Cretaceous, Turonian amber. Holotype female. Type depository: New York: American Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology Collection, New York, USA. Described: male. Illust.

DISTRIBUTION: Nearctic: United States of America (New Jersey [Koteja2000]).

GENERAL REMARKS: Detailed description and illustration by Koteja (2000).

STRUCTURE: Larger than G. resinophila, 900-1320 Ám long, 330-420 Ám wide at mesothorax. Head subrotund, broader than long, with conspicuous ocular sclerites (Koteja, 2000).

KEYS: Koteja 2000: 159 (female) [Key to species of Grimaldiella].

CITATIONS: HodgsoHa2013 [phylogeny, taxonomy: 799]; Koteja2000 [description, distribution, illustration, taxonomy: 161-162, 203-205]; Koteja2000c [distribution, taxonomy: 206].



Grimaldiella resinophila Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Grimaldiella resinophila Koteja, 2000: 159-160. Type data: UNITED STATES: New Jersey, Middlesex County, Sayreville, White Oak Pits, Upper Cretaceous, Turonian amber. Holotype male. Type depository: New York: American Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology Collection, New York, USA. Described: male. Illust.

DISTRIBUTION: Nearctic: United States of America (New Jersey [Koteja2000]).

GENERAL REMARKS: Detailed description and illustration by Koteja (2000).

STRUCTURE: Medium-sized, 900-1150 Ám long, 300-330 Ám wide at mesothorax. Head subrotund; ocular sclerites well-developed, widely separated on dorsum and venter, each bearing 6 simple eyes, the lateral one being the largest, and an ocellus. Wings broad, narrow at base, with prominent lobes for holding halteral setae (Koteja, 2000).

KEYS: Koteja 2000: 159 (female) [Key to species of Grimaldiella].

CITATIONS: HodgsoHa2013 [phylogeny, taxonomy: 799]; Koteja2000 [description, distribution, illustration, taxonomy: 159-160, 200-202]; Koteja2000c [distribution, taxonomy: 206].