|Named By:||T. D. A. Cockerell in 1906|
|Time Period:||Eocene 44-34 Ma |
|Location:||France - Menat Formation. Russia. USA, Colorado|
|Size:||Depending upon the species, body length of females is between 12-17.5 millimetres long|
|Classification:||| Arthropoda | Insecta | Hymenoptera | Vespidae | Vespinae ||
Palaeovespa is an extinct genus of wasp in the Vespidae subfamily Vespinae. The genus currently contains seven species, five from the Priabonian stage Florissant Formation in Colorado, United States and two from the middle Eocene Baltic amber deposits of Europe.