Cananeuretus

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Cananeuretus
Temporal range: Campanian, Late Cretaceous
Foremost Formation amber, Alberta, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Aneuretinae
Genus: Cananeuretus
Engel & Grimaldi, 2005
Type species
Cananeuretus occidentalis
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.

  • CANANEURETUS [Aneuretinae?]
    • Cananeuretus Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 17. Type-species: †Cananeuretus occidentalis, by original designation.

References

  • Engel, M. S. and D. A. Grimaldi 2005. Primitive new ants in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, New Jersey, and Canada (Hymenoptrea: Formicidae). American Museum Novitates 3485: 1-24 (page 17, Cananeuretus as genus)