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Polistes signata Statz 1936 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Vespidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 270651

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 Polistes according to G. Statz 1936

Sister taxa: Polistes attavina, Polistes industrius, Polistes kirbyanus, Polistes primitiva, Polistes vergnei

Type specimen: LACMIP 4003, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Rott (Statz coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 17.0, forewing length 10.8