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Mesoleptus exstirpatus Brues 1910 (ichneumon wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231391

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 apertus, Mesoleptus stigmus

Type specimen: AMNH no #, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (AMNH Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): Body length 6.00