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Compression fossil Mymaridae (Hymenoptera) from Kishenehn oil shales, with description of two new genera and review of Tertiary amber genera. 2011. Huber, J.T.; Greenwalt, D. ZooKeys 130:473-494.

Year: 2011

Issued by: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 34896

Language: English

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Abstract

Compression fossils of three genera and six species of Mymaridae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) are described from 46 million year old Kishenehn oil shales in Montana, USA. Two new genera are described: Eoeustochus Huber, gen. 0., with twO included species, E. kishenehn Huber (type species) and E. borchersi Huber, sp. D., and Eoanaphes., geo. 0., with E. stethynioides_Huber, sp. D. Three new species of Gonatoceros are also described, G. greenwalti Huber, sp. D. , G. kootenai Huber, sp. D., and_G. rasnitsyni Huber, sp. D. Previously described amber fossil genera are discussed and five genera in Baltic amber are tentatively recorded as fossils:_ Anagroielea, Camptoptera, Dorya, Eustochus, and Mimalaptus_