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Diplolepis vetus Cockerell 1921 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Cynipidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 330124

Alternative combination: Rhodites vetus

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1921. Fossil Arthropods in the British Museum, V. Oligocene Hymenoptera from the Isle of Wight. Annals & Magazine of Natural History, Series 9 7:1-25

Belongs to Diplolepis according to J. Pujade-Villar and E. Peņalver 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH H. 701, a forewing. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Hooley coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 3.40