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Proterosceliopsis masneri Ortega-Blanco et al. 2014 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Scelionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 297197

Full reference: J. Ortega-Blanco, R. C. McKellar, and M. S. Engel. 2014. Diverse scelionid wasps from Early Cretaceous Álava amber, Spain (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea). Bulletin of Geosciences 89:553-571

Belongs to Proterosceliopsis according to E. J. Talamas et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Proterosceliopsis ambulata, Proterosceliopsis nigon, Proterosceliopsis plurima, Proterosceliopsis torquata, Proterosceliopsis wingerathi

Type specimen: MCNA 13631, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Peñacerrada outcrop I, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in the Escucha Formation of Spain.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.14, forewing length 1.25