‘Scelionid’ wasps are rather frequent in Cretaceous and Cenozoic amber. The Cenozoic fossils generally belong to extant genera. Among these, Talamas & Buffington (2015) listed and figured a female and a male Calliscelio sp. from the Miocene Dominican amber. Antropov et al., (2014) placed Macroteleia veterna Cockerell, 1921 from the latest Eocene of the Isle of Wight in the genus Calliscelio under the name Calliscelio veternus (Cockerell, 1921), but in the same paper they also indicate that ‘The latter comprise 12 fossils, including “Macroteleia” veterna Cockerell, 1921a = Calotelea, a widespread genus of orthopteran parasites’. Lastly Calliscelio caudatus (Brues, 1940), Calliscelio prolepticus (Brues, 1940), and Calliscelio succinophilus (Brues, 1940) from the mid Eocene Baltic amber were never revised. Here we describe new fossil scelionids from the earliest Eocene amber of Oise (France), closely related to Calliscelio.
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