Chronomyrmex

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Chronomyrmex
Temporal range: 79–78 Ma
Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Chronomyrmex
McKellar, Glasier & Engel, 2013
Type species
Chronomyrmex medicinehatensis
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.

  • CHRONOMYRMEX [Dolichoderinae: Leptomyrmecini]
    • Chronomyrmex McKellar, Glasier & Engel, 2013: 586. Type-species: †Chronomyrmex medicinehatensis, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Chronomyrmex in Dolichoderinae, Leptomyrmecini: McKellar, et al. 2013a: 586.
  • Chronomyrmex as stem-taxon to Dolichoderinae: Borysenko, 2017: 19.

References