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Temporal range: EoceneMiocene 37.2–Recent Ma
Cimbex sp. 01.JPG
Cimbex sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Symphyta
Superfamily: Tenthredinoidea
Family: Cimbicidae
Genus: Cimbex
Olivier, 1790

Cimbex is a genus of sawflies in the family Cimbicidae.


Fossil record[edit]

Fossil of Cimbex species

This genus is known in the fossil record from the Eocene to the Miocene (from about 37.2 to recent). Fossils of species within this genus have been found in United States, Japan, and China.[2]


  1. ^ "Taxonomisk information". 
  2. ^ "Fossilworks: Cimbex". 

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