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Mesepipolaea nanligezhuangica Zhang and Rasnitsyn 2004 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Gasteruptiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 216159

Full reference: J. F. Zhang and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2004. Minute members of Baissinae (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae) from the upper Mesozoic of China and limits of the genus Manlaya Rasnitsyn, 1980. Cretaceous Research 25:797-805

Belongs to Mesepipolaea according to L. F. Li et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP L91466, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Nanligezhuang, Tuanwang Town, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Mus.), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Laiyang Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.83, forewing 2.47 x 1.07