Parameranoplus

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Parameranoplus
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Parameranoplus primaevus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Parameranoplus
Wheeler, W.M., 1915
Type species
Parameranoplus primaevus
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.

  • PARAMERANOPLUS [incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Meranoplini]
    • Parameranoplus Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 69. Type-species: †Parameranoplus primaevus, by monotypy.


Referencese

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 105, Parameranoplus in Myrmicinae, Meranoplini)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 311, Parameranoplus in Myrmicinae, Meranoplini)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 242, Parameranoplus in Myrmicinae, Meranoplini)
  • 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 81, Parameranoplus incertae sedis in Myrmicinae)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 617-688 (page 681, Parameranoplus in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 69, Parameranoplus in Myrmicinae, Tetramoriini)