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Xyelites lingyuanensis Zhang and Zhang 2000 (sawfly)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Xyelidae

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

Belongs to Xyelites according to H. C. Zhang and J. F. Zhang 2000

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.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 10.8, forewing length 7.70