Family Orussidae Newman 1834 (parasitic wood wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Orussidae

Full reference: E. Newman. 1834. Attempted division of British insect into natural orders. The Entomological Magazine 2:379-431

Parent taxon: Orussoidea according to A. Taeger et al. 2010

See also Rasnitsyn 1977 and Sharkey 2007

Sister taxa: Burmorussidae, Paroryssidae, Karatavitidae

Subtaxa: Baltorussus Mesorussinae Minyorussus Ophrynopinae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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