Boltonimecia

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Boltonimecia
Temporal range: Campanian, Late Cretaceous
Foremost Formation amber, Alberta, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Zigrasimeciini
Genus: Boltonimecia
Borysenko, 2017
Type species
Sphecomyrma canadensis, now Boltonimecia canadensis
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • BOLTONIMECIA [†Sphecomyrminae: †Zigrasimeciini]
    • Boltonimecia Borysenko, 2017: 3. Type-species: †Sphecomyrma canadensis, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Boltonimecia in †Sphecomyrminae, †Zigrasimeciini: Borysenko, 2017: 3, 18.

References