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Pteronus prodigus Brues 1908 (wood wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 212153

Full reference: C. T. Brues. 1908. New Phytophagous Hymenoptera from the Tertiary of Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College 51(10):259-276

Belongs to Tenthredinoidea according to A. Nel 2004

Sister taxa: Argidae, Atefia, Blasticotomidae, Cimbicidae, Diprionidae, Electrotomidae, Paroryssidae, Pergidae, Tenthredinidae, Vitimilarva, Xyelotomidae

Type specimen: MCZ 2038, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.00