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Pompilopterus montsecensis Rasnitsyn 2000 (apoid wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Angarosphecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 215898

Full reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2000. New genus and two new species of the Lower Cretaceous Digger Wasps from Spain (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Angarosphecinae). Acta Geologica Hispanica 35(1-2):55-58

Belongs to Pompilopterus according to A. P. Rasnitsyn and X. Martínez-Delclòs 2000

Sister taxa: Pompilopterus ciliatus, Pompilopterus corpus, Pompilopterus difficilis, Pompilopterus keymerensis, Pompilopterus leei, Pompilopterus noguerensis, Pompilopterus wimbledoni, Pompilopterus worssami

Type specimen: MNHN-LP-B.848826, an exoskeleton (female). Its type locality is La Pedrera de Rubies (MNHN coll), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large limestone in the La Pedrera de Rúbies Formation of Spain.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 16.0, forewing length 9.50