Prionomyrmex janzeni

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Prionomyrmex janzeni
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: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Prionomyrmecini
Genus: Prionomyrmex
Species: P. janzeni
Binomial name
Prionomyrmex janzeni
Baroni Urbani, 2000

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.

  • janzeni. †Prionomyrmex janzeni Baroni Urbani, 2000: 474, figs. 1-6 (w.q.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 2000. Rediscovery of the Baltic amber ant genus Prionomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and its taxonomic consequences. Eclogae Geol. Helv. 93: 471-480 (page 474, figs. 1-6 worker, queen described)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 2003a. The Baltic amber species of Prionomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mitt. Geol.-Paläontol. Inst. Univ. Hambg. 87: 141-146 (page 144, diagnostic characters)