Boltonimecia canadensis

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Boltonimecia canadensis
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
Species: B. canadensis
Binomial name
Boltonimecia canadensis
(Wilson, 1985)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Canada (Cretaceous).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • canadensis. †Sphecomyrma canadensis Wilson, 1985d: 206, figs. 1, 2 (w.) MEDICINE HAT AMBER (Cretaceous, Canada).
    • Combination in Boltonimecia: Borysenko, 2017: 4.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 392; Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997: 6; Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 7 (in key); Borysenko, 2017: 4 (redescription).

Description

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