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Calyptapis florissantensis Cockerell 1906 (bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179693

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1906. Fossil Hymenoptera from Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College 50(2):33-58

Belongs to Calyptapis according to T. D. A. Cockerell 1908

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Mus. Comp. Zool. No. 2008, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 15.0, forewing length 8.25