Full reference: G. O. Poinar. 1988. Zorotypus palaeus, new species, a fossil Zoraptera (Insecta) in Dominican amber. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 96:253-259
Type specimen: USNM BLPC-7406, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (USNM Brodzinsky Lopez-Pena coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.