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Aptenoperissus burmanicus Rasnitsyn and Poinar 2016 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Aptenoperissidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346632

Full reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn and G. Poinar. 2016. Systematic paleontology, in Bizzare wingless parasitic wasp from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber (Hymenoptera, Ceraphronoidea, Aptenoperissidae fam. nov.). Cretaceous Research 69:113-118

Belongs to Aptenoperissus according to A. P. Rasnitsyn and G. Poinar 2016

Sister taxa: Aptenoperissus amabilis, Aptenoperissus delicatus, Aptenoperissus etius, Aptenoperissus formosus, Aptenoperissus magnifemoris, Aptenoperissus pusillus, Aptenoperissus zonalis

Type specimen: Poinar B-Hy-19, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Poinar collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 3.60