Epyris Westwood 1874 (flat wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Bethylidae

Synonyms: Artiepyris Kieffer 1913, Calyoza Westwood 1837, Homoglenus Kieffer 1904, Isobrachium Forster 1856, Rhabdepyris Kieffer 1904

Full reference: J. O. Westwood. 1874. Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis; or, Illustrations of New, Rare, and Interesting Insects, for the most part Contained in the Collections Presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F. W. Hope, M.A., D.C.L., F.R.S., & C. with Forty Plates from Drawings by the Author 1-205

Parent taxon: Epyrinae according to C. O. Azevedo et al. 2018

See also Ashmead 1893, Azevedo and Azar 2012, Carpenter 1992, Kieffer 1905, Krombein 1992, Sorg 1988, Statz 1938, Westwood 1837 and Westwood 1874

Sister taxa: Anisepyris, Chlorepyris, Elektroepyris, Holepyris, Laelius

Subtaxa: Epyris atavellus Epyris bifossatus Epyris concaptus Epyris deletus Epyris elatus Epyris inhabilis Epyris invelatus Epyris kiefferi Epyris neolongiceps Epyris ramosus Epyris rectinervis Epyris setosus Epyris staphylinoides Epyris tenellus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (2 collections)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (1)

Total: 8 collections including 14 occurrences

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