Kotshkorkia

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Kotshkorkia
Temporal range: Middle Miocene
Chon-Tyz mine, Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Kotshkorkia
Dlussky, 1981
Type species
Kotshkorkia laticeps
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.

  • KOTSHKORKIA [incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae]
    • Kotshkorkia Dlussky, 1981: 71. Type-species: †Kotshkorkia laticeps, by original designation.


References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 26, Kotshkorkia in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 219, Kotshkorkia in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 89, Kotshkorkia in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1981a. Miocene ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR. Pp. 64-83 in: Vishnyakova, V. N., Dlussky, G. M., Pritykina, L. N. New fossil insects from the territories of the USSR. Tr. Paleontol. Inst. Akad. Nauk SSSR 183:1-87. (page 71, Kotshkorkia as genus)
  • 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, Kotshkorkia in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 17, 19, Kotshkorkia incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae; Kotshkorkia incertae sedis in Formicinae (error))
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (page 115, Kotshkorkia in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)