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Vespa cordifera Statz 1936 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Vespidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 270648

Full reference: G. Statz. 1936. Ueber alte und neue fossile Hymenopterenfunde aus den Tertiaren Ablagerungen von Rott am Siebengebirge. Decheniana 93:256-312

Belongs to Vespa according to G. Statz 1936

Sister taxa: Vespa bilineata, Vespa binghami, Vespa ciliata, Vespa crabroniformis, Vespa mandarinia, Vespa nigra, Vespa picea

Type specimen: LACMIP 4008, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Rott (Statz coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.80, forewing length 8.70