Myanmyrma

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Myanmyrma
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous
Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Uncertain
Genus: Myanmyrma
Engel & Grimaldi, 2005
Type species
Myanmyrma gracilis
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

The taxonomomic placement of this genus is uncertain and it is currently considered incertae sedis in Formicidae. It is possible that it is in the Ponerinae (Barden & Grimaldi, 2013).

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • MYANMYRMA [incertae sedis in Formicidae]
    • Myanmyrma Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 13. Type-species: †Myanmyrma gracilis, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Myanmyrma incertae sedis in Formicidae: Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 13; Archibald, et al. 2006: 510; Borysenko, 2017: 14.

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