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Megachile shanwangae Zhang 1989 (mason bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Megachilidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 241375

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

Belongs to Megachile according to J. F. Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: Megachile (Litomegachile), Megachile amaguensis, Megachile praedicta

Type specimen: s82638, 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.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 7.00, forewing 4.30 x 1.60, hindwing length 3.50