Electroponera

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Electroponera
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Electroponera dubia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini (incertae sedis)
Genus: Electroponera
Wheeler, W.M., 1915
Type species
Electroponera dubia
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.

  • ELECTROPONERA [incertae sedis in Ectatomminae: Ectatommini]
    • Electroponera Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 34. Type-species: †Electroponera dubia, by monotypy.


References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 187, Electroponera in Ponerinae, Ectatommini)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 176, Incertae sedis in Ectatomminae, Ectatommini)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Fedoseeva, E. B. 1988. Origin and early stages of evolution in ants. Pp. 70-144 in: Ponomarenko, A. G. (ed.) Cretaceous biocenotic crisis and insect evolution. Moskva: Nauka, 232 pp. (page 78, Electroponera in Ponerinae, Ectatommini)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1994. Phylogenetic relationships and classification of ectatommine ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Scand. 25: 105-119 (page 116, Electroponera in Ponerinae, Ectatommini)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 34, Type-species: Electroponera dubia, by monotypy.)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 34, Electroponera in Ponerinae, Ectatommini)