Monomorium pilipes

AntWiki - Where Ant Biologists Share Their Knowledge
Jump to: navigation, search
Monomorium pilipes
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: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. pilipes
Binomial name
Monomorium pilipes
Mayr, 1868

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene), Danish-Scandinavian amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and 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.

  • pilipes. †Monomorium pilipes Mayr, 1868c: 91, pl. 5, figs. 93, 94 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References