Cananeuretus occidentalis

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Cananeuretus occidentalis
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
Species: C. occidentalis
Binomial name
Cananeuretus occidentalis
Engel & Grimaldi, 2005

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.

  • occidentalis. †Cananeuretus occidentalis Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 18, figs. 2, 10, 11 (w.) CANADA (Cretaceous).

Description

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 18, figs. 2, 10-11 worker described)