Protocyrtus mongolicus Rasnitsyn 1986 (wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Heloridae

Alternative combination: Gurvanhelorus mongolicus

Synonym: Protocyrtus validus Zhang and Zhang 2001

Full reference: A. P. Rasnitsyn. 1986. Wasps. Vespida (=Hymenoptera), in Nasekomye v rannemelovykh ekosistemakh zapadnoy Mongolii. The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 28:154-164

Belongs to Protocyrtus according to L. F. Li et al. 2017

See also Johnson 1992, Rasnitsyn 1986 and Zhang and Zhang 2001

Sister taxa: Protocyrtus jurassicus, Protocyrtus parilis, Protocyrtus turgensis

Type specimens:

  • Protocyrtus mongolicus: PIN 3149/948, a forewing. Its type locality is Gurvan-Ereny-Nuruu (Outcrop 236/29), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale/sandstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.
  • Protocyrtus validus: NIGP 132114, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Jianshangou, Beipiao City (NIGP coll), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.


Distribution: found only at Gurvan-Ereny-Nuruu (Outcrop 236/29)

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