The first Cretaceous sclerogibbid wasp (Hymenoptera: Sclerogibbidae) ; American Museum novitates : no. 3515

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dc.contributor.author Engel, Michael S.
dc.contributor.author Grimaldi, David A.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-05-23T16:07:05Z
dc.date.available 2006-05-23T16:07:05Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5792
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 6-7). en
dc.description.abstract "Sclerogibbodes embioleia, new genus and species, is described from a female preserved in early Cretaceous (Neocomian) amber from Lebanon. The genus is sister to all other members of the Sclerogibbidae and is therefore placed in a monogeneric subfamily, Sclerogibbodinae, new subfamily. Sclerogibbids are obligate parasitoids of webspinners (order Embiodea = Embiidina, Embioptera), and thus the recovery of this lineage from Lebanese amber implies that webspinners were perhaps also present in the paleofauna"--P. [1]. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates : no. 3515 en
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3515, 2006 en
dc.subject.lcsh Sclerogibbodes embioleia. en
dc.subject.lcsh Sclerogibbidae -- Classification. en
dc.subject.lcsh Embioptera -- Parasites -- Lebanon. en
dc.subject.lcsh Wasps, Fossil -- Lebanon. en
dc.subject.lcsh Insects, Fossil -- Lebanon. en
dc.subject.lcsh Amber fossils -- Lebanon. en
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Cretaceous -- Lebanon. en
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Lebanon en
dc.title The first Cretaceous sclerogibbid wasp (Hymenoptera: Sclerogibbidae) ; American Museum novitates : no. 3515 en
dc.title.alternative Amber Sclerogibbidae en
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  • American Museum Novitates
    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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