New sawflies from the mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Syspastoxyelidae)

  title={New sawflies from the mid-Cretaceous Myanmar amber (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Syspastoxyelidae)},
  author={Yimo Wang and Xiaodan Lin and Mei Wang and Chungkun Shih and Ren Dong and Taiping Gao},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  pages={1212 - 1221}
ABSTRACT Many insects have been described from the mid-Cretaceous Myanmar (Burmese) amber in recent years, including about 50 families of wasps. However, only two species of sawfly, Syspastoxyela rhaphidia and Striaexyela longicornis (Syspastoxyelidae), have been described in Myanmar amber, in contrast to more than 100 species of sawflies from the Mesozoic of Kazakhstan and China. Herein, we describe three new taxa of sawflies, Deltoxyela engeli gen. et sp. nov., Syspastoxyela pinguis sp. nov… 

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