Paleontological Journal

, Volume 52, Issue 3, pp 290–293 | Cite as

Dencyrtus gen. nov. (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae) from the Late Eocene Danish Amber

  • S. A. Simutnik
  • E. E. Perkovsky


Based on two females from the Danish amber collection of the Zoological Museum of University of Copenhagen, Dencyrtus vilhelmseni gen. and sp. nov. is described. The antennae of the new genus are very similar in structure to that of Eocencyrtus Simutnik, 2001 from the Rovno and Baltic ambers. However, the presence of the filum spinosum on the linea calva of the forewing disc indicates that it belongs to a different subfamily.


Encyrtidae Dencyrtus filum spinosum Eocene Danish amber 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Schmalhausen Institute of ZoologyNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine

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