Treasures in Gemstones: Previously Unknown Wasps Found in Prehistoric Amber

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An entomologist examining wasp specimens in fossilized amber from the Eocene (34–55 million years ago) has identified them as a new species, Brachyelatus marthae, and the first fossil specimens from the chalcid wasp subfamily Chrysolampinae.

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