Elaphrodites

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Elaphrodites
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Elaphrodites
Zhang, J., 1989
Type species
Elaphrodites scutulatus
Diversity
2 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.

  • ELAPHRODITES [incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae]
    • Elaphrodites Zhang, J. 1989: 284. Type-species: †Elaphrodites scutulatus, by original designation.

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 87, Elaphrodites in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 284, Elaphrodites as genus; in Dolichoderinae)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 284, Elaphrodites in Dolichoderinae)