Paleogenia wahisi Waichert and Pitts 2016 (spider wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Pompilidae

Full reference: C. Waichert and J. P. Pitts. 2016. Taxonomic names, in Eocene and not Cretaceous origin of spider wasps: fossil evidence from amber. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 61:89-96

Belongs to Paleogenia according to J. Rodriguez et al. 2017

See also Waichert and Pitts 2016

Sister taxon: Paleogenia waichertae

Type specimen: OSAC Hy-10-80, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber, Poinar collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.


Distribution: found only at Baltic Amber, Poinar collection

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