Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Journal of Hymenoptera Research

Volume

5

Publication Date

1-1-1996

First Page

16

Last Page

21

Abstract

Pison antiquum, a new species from Dominican amber presumably of the Oligocene or Upper Eocene age, is characterized by a broad face, prominent middle ciypeal lobe, and pro-podeum with no longitudinal or oblique carinae on dorsum but with a carina between the gastral articulation and spiracle. The species resembles members of the euryops group of Menke, 1988, in most characters, but differs in having a tooth on the inner mandibular margin, the occipital carina interrupted mesoventrally, a large, transverse pronotal pit, and recurrent vein I ending on sub-marginal cell I.

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