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Cosmocomoidea greenwalti Huber 2011 (fairyfly)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Mymaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 321671

Alternative combination: Gonatocerus greenwalti

Full reference: J. T. Huber. 2011. Systematics, in Compression fossil Mymaridae (Hymenoptera) from Kishenehn oil shales, with description of two new genera and review of Tertiary amber genera. ZooKeys 130:473-494

Belongs to Cosmocomoidea according to J. T. Huber 2015

Sister taxa: Cosmocomoidea kootenai, Cosmocomoidea rasnitsyni

Type specimen: NMNH 543763, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Spring site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn), which is in a Lutetian lacustrine - large shale in the Kishenehn Formation of Montana.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 0.926, forewing 0.730 x 0.273, hindwing 0.458 x 0.230