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Gorytes archoryctes Cockerell 1922 (apoid wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Crabronidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 320782

Alternative combination: Hoplisus archoryctes

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1922. An ancient wasp. Nature 110:313

Belongs to Gorytes according to W. J. Pulawski 2014

Sister taxon: Gorytes statzi

Type specimen: USNM 69182, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Head of Bear Gulch, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Colorado.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 12.0, forewing length 9.00