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Cratoenigma articulata Krogmann and Nel 2012 (winged insect)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 214553

Full reference: L. Krogmann and A. Nel. 2012. On the edge of parasitoidism: a new Lower Cretaceous woodwasp forming the putative sister group of Xiphydriidae and Euhymenoptera. Systematic Entomology 37:215-222

Belongs to Cratoenigma according to L. Krogmann and A. Nel 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN.F.A39478, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato (MNHN collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.


Average measurements (in mm): body 11.0 x 2.0, forewing 8.00 x 2.90, hindwing length 4.10