Gerontoformica cretacica

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Gerontoformica cretacica
Temporal range: Late Albian to Early Cenomanian, Cretaceous
Charentese amber, Aquitaine Basin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Gerontoformica
Species: G. cretacica
Binomial name
Gerontoformica cretacica
Nel & Perrault, 2004

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from France (Cretaceous).

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • cretacica. †Gerontoformica cretacica Nel & Perrault, in Nel, Perrault, Perrichot & Néraudeau, 2004: 24, figs. 1, 2 (w.) FRANCE (Cretaceous).

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