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Rugopimpla botswana Kopylov et al. 2010 (ichneumon wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Ichneumonidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 193397

Full reference: D. S. Kopylov, D. J. Brothers, and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2010. Two new labenopimpline ichneumonids (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of southern Africa. African Invertebrates 51(2):423-430

Belongs to Rugopimpla according to D. S. Kopylov et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Rugopimpla angusticella, Rugopimpla fallax, Rugopimpla macra, Rugopimpla matrona, Rugopimpla vulgaris

Type specimen: BP/2/27390, an exoskeleton (complete female). Its type locality is Orapa (Bernard Price Institute), which is in a Turonian lacustrine - large mudstone in Botswana.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 6.20, forewing 3.90 x 1.65