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Pompilopterus keymerensis Rasnitsyn and Jarzembowski 1998 (apoid wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Angarosphecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 216324

Full reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn and E. A. Jarzembowski. 1998. Systematic part, in Wasps (Insecta: Vespida = Hymenoptera) from the Purbeck and Wealden (Lower Cretaceous) of southern England and their biostratigraphical and palaeoenvironmental significance. Cretaceous Research 19:329-391

Belongs to Pompilopterus according to A. P. Rasnitsyn and E. A. Jarzembowski 1998

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

Type specimen: BMB 018517/8, a forewing. Its type locality is Keymer Tile Works, which is in a Hauterivian pond mudstone/siltstone in the United Kingdom.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 5.25