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Archoxyelyda mirabilis Wang et al. 2013 (sawfly)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Megalodontesidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 271969

Full reference: M. Wang, A. P. Rasnitsyn, and D. Ren. 2013. A new sawfly fossil from the Lower Cretaceous of China elucidates antennal evolution in the lower Hymenoptera (Pamphilioidea: Praesiricidae: Archoxyelydinae subfam. n.). Systematic Entomology 38:577-584

Belongs to Archoxyelyda according to M. Wang et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CNU-HYM-LB2012102, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2012 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 9.40 x 2.00, forewing length 6.50