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Philoponites clarus Cockerell 1915 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Tiphiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 222018

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 49:469-499

Belongs to Philoponites according to A. V. Antropov 2014

Sister taxon: Philoponites praefractus

Type specimen: USNM 61409, a forewing. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 6.30