PaleoDB taxon number: 295543
Full reference: H. C. Zhang and J. F. Zhang. 2000. Xyelid sawflies (Insecta, Hymenoptera) from the Upper Jurassic Yixian Formation of western Liaoning, China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 39:476-492
Sister taxon: Xyelites trigeminus
Type specimen: NIGP 131990, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dawangzhangzi, Lingyuan City, NIGP collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Yixian Formation of China.
Average measurements (in mm): body length 10.8, forewing length 7.70