Magnogasterites

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Magnogasterites
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene
Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Magnogasterites
Hong, 2002
Type species
Magnogasterites curticornutus
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.

  • MAGNOGASTERITES [incertae sedis in Formicinae]
    • Magnogasterites Hong, 2002: 592. Type-species: †Magnogasterites curticornutus, by original designation.

Taxonomic Notes

Placed within the Formicinae but unplaced to tribe by Ward et al. (2016).

References