Ceratomyrmex

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Ceratomyrmex
Temporal range: Late Albian to Early Cenomanian, Cretaceous
Charentese amber, Aquitaine Basin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Haidomyrmecini
Genus: Ceratomyrmex
Perrichot, Wang, B. & Engel, 2016
Type species
Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

Photo Gallery

  • Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri, Burmese-amber.com (1).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (1).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (2).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (4).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (3).jpg

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CERATOMYRMEX [†Sphecomyrminae: †Haidomyrmecini]
    • Ceratomyrmex Perrichot, Wang & Engel, 2016: 1468. Type-species: †Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri, by original desgination.

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