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Masona pyriceps

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Braconidae

Taxonomy
Masona pyriceps was named by Van Achterberg (2001). Its type specimen is AMNH DR-14- 894, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Masona pyriceps Van Achterberg p. 393 figs. 1-8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
superfamilyIchneumonoidea
familyBraconidaeNees 1811
subfamilyMasoninaevan Achterberg
genusMasonaVan Achterberg 1995
speciespyriceps

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Langhian or 20.44000 to 13.82000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Masona pyriceps (type locality: 122982)