The family Scelembiidae (Neoembiodea: Embiomorpha: Archembioidea) is recorded from Asia for the first time, based on two individuals preserved in Early Eocene amber from the Cambay Basin, western India. Kumarembia hurleyi Engel & Grimaldi, gen. n. et sp. n., is described, figured, and distinguished from other archembioid genera. The genus shares male genitalic features with scelembiids, otherwise known from South America and Africa.
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Engel, Michael S.; Grimaldi, David; Singh, Hukam; Nascimbene, Paul. 2011. Webspinners in Early Eocene amber from western India (Insecta, Embiodea). ZooKeys 148:197-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.148.1712
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