Acanthostichus hispaniolicus

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Acanthostichus hispaniolicus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Acanthostichus
Species: A. hispaniolicus
Binomial name
Acanthostichus hispaniolicus
De Andrade, 1998



This taxon was described from Dominican Amber (Miocene).

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Acanthostichus hispaniolicus for further details




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • hispaniolicus. †Acanthostichus hispaniolicus De Andrade, 1998c: 272, figs. 1, 2 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).



  • De Andrade, M. L. 1998b. First description of fossil Acanthostichus from Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 71: 269-274 (page 272, figs. 1, 2 worker described)