Dolichoderus elegans

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Dolichoderus elegans
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. elegans
Binomial name
Dolichoderus elegans
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • elegans. †Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) elegans Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 80, fig. 35 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Dlussky, 2002b: 62.

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 80, fig. 35 worker described)