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Mesoleptus apertus Brues 1910 (ichneumon wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231390

Full reference: C. T. Brues. 1910. The parasitic Hymenoptera of the Tertiary of Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College 44(1):3-125

Belongs to Mesoleptus according to C. T. Brues 1910

Sister taxa: Mesoleptus exstirpatus, Mesoleptus stigmus

Type specimen: MCZ 2214, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.


Average measurements (in mm): Body length 5.00