Eomyrmex

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Eomyrmex
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene
Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Eomyrmex
Hong, 1974
Type species
Eomyrmex guchengziensis
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.

  • EOMYRMEX [incertae sedis in Myrmicinae]
    • Eomyrmex Hong, 1974: 138. Type-species: †Eomyrmex guchengziensis (spelling emended from †guchengzienis: Bolton, 1995b: 28), by monotypy.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 106, Eomyrmex incertae sedis in Myrmicinae)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 188, Eomyrmex incertae sedis in Myrmicinae)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 258, Eomyrmex incertae sedis in Myrmicinae (spelling emended from guchengzienis))
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 11, Eomyrmex incertae sedis in Ponerinae)
  • Hong, Y.-C. 1974. [Untitled. Eomyrmex Hong gen. nov. Eomyrmex guchengziensis Hong gen. et sp. nov.]. Pp. 138-139, 147-148 in: Hong, Y.-C., Yang, T.-C., Wang, S.-T., Wang, S.-E., Li, Y.-K., Sun, M.-R., Sun, H.-C., Tu, N.-C. Stratigraphy and palaeontology (page 138, Eomyrmex as genus)