Taxonavigation: Stephanoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Stephanoidea

Familia: Stephanidae
Subfamilia: Stephaninae
Genus: †Denaeostephanus
Species: D. sulcatus – D. tridentatus

[list of species after Engel & Grimaldi (2004), Engel & Ortega-Blanco (2008)]


Denaeostephanus Engel & Grimaldi, 2004


  • Denaeostephanus Engel & Grimaldi, 2004: 1194–1195 [gender: masculine]

Type speciesEdit


  • Aguiar, A.P.; Janzen, J.-W. 2000(1999): An overview of fossil Stephanidae (Hymenoptera), with description of two new taxa from Baltic amber, and key to species of Electrostephanus Brues. Entomologica scandinavica, 30: 443–452.
  • Engel, M.S.; Grimaldi, D.A. 2004: The first Mesozoic stephanid wasp (Hymenoptera: Stephanidae). Journal of paleontology, 78: 1192–1197. PDF
  • Engel, M.S.; Ortega-Blanco, J. 2008: The fossil crown wasp Electrostephanus petiolatus Brues in Baltic Amber (Hymenoptera, Stephanidae): designation of a neotype, revised classification, and a key to amber Stephanidae. ZooKeys, 4: 55–64. Abstract PDF