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Praeichneumon townesi Rasnitsyn 1983 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Praeichneumonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 303580

Full reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn. 1983. Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of Mongolia. Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 20:259-265

Belongs to Praeichneumon according to A. P. Rasnitsyn 1983

Sister taxa: Praeichneumon dzhidensis, Praeichneumon khamardabanicus, Praeichneumon transbaicalicus, Praeichneumon zakhaaminicus

Type specimen: PIN 3965/416, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Khutel-Khara, PIN collection 3965, which is in a Valanginian/Barremian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Tsagaantsav Formation of Mongolia.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 5.00, forewing length 3.20