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Cretosphecium triste Pulawski and Rasnitsyn 2000 (apoid wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Angarosphecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 268323

Holotype

Full reference: W. J. Pulawski and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2000. Taxonomy: New genera of Angarosphecinae: Cretosphecium from Early Cretaceous of Mongolia and Eosphecium from Early Eocene of Canada (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 9(1):34-40

Belongs to Cretosphecium according to W. J. Pulawski and A. P. Rasnitsyn 2000

Sister taxon: Cretosphecium lobatum

Type specimen: PIN 3559/694, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559), which is in an Aptian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Dzun-Bain Formation of Mongolia.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 6.80