Miosolenopsis

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Miosolenopsis
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Miosolenopsis
Zhang, J., 1989
Type species
Miosolenopsis fossilis
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.

  • MIOSOLENOPSIS [incertae sedis in Myrmicinae]
    • Miosolenopsis Zhang, J. 1989: 264. Type-species: †Miosolenopsis fossilis, by original designation.

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 259, Miosolenopsis incertae sedis in Myrmicinae)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 264, Miosolenopsis in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)