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Mesoleptus stigmus Zhang 1989 (ichneumon wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 241324

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1989. Fossil Insects From Shanwang, Shandong, China 1-459

Belongs to Mesoleptus according to J. F. Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: Mesoleptus apertus, Mesoleptus exstirpatus

Type specimen: s82646, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection s (Shandong Provincial Museum), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 4.90, forewing length 3.20