Glaphyromyrmex oligocenicus

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Glaphyromyrmex oligocenicus
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: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Glaphyromyrmex
Species: G. oligocenicus
Binomial name
Glaphyromyrmex oligocenicus
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • oligocenicus. †Glaphyromyrmex oligocenicus Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 132, fig. 63 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Dlussky, 2008a: 46 (in text).

Description

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