Attopsis longipennis

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Attopsis longipennis
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Attopsis
Species: A. longipennis
Binomial name
Attopsis longipennis
Heer, 1849

Dlussky-&-Putyatina 2014-43Attopsis-longipennis.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • longipennis. †Attopsis longipennis Heer, 1849: 155, pl. 12, fig. 11 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 155.] See also: Förster, 1891: 437.

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M., Putyatina, T. S. (2014) Early Miocene ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Radoboj, Croatia. N. Jb. Geol. Palaont. Abh. 272: 237-285. (page 247, Attopsis in Formicinae)
  • Förster, B. 1891. Die Insekten des "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abh. Geol. Spezialkt. Elsass-Lothringen 3: 333-594 (page 437, see also)
  • Heer, O. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Heuschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflüger, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, vi + 264 pp. (page 155, pl. 12, fig. 11 queen described)