Pityomyrmex tornquisti

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Pityomyrmex tornquisti
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: Aneuretinae
Genus: Pityomyrmex
Species: P. tornquisti
Binomial name
Pityomyrmex tornquisti
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene)..

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tornquisti. †Pityomyrmex tornquisti Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 99, fig. 48 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 99, fig. 48 worker described)