Pseudocamponotus

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Pseudocamponotus
Temporal range: Miocene
Elko, Nevada, United States
Pseudocamponotus elkoanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Pseudocamponotus
Carpenter, 1930
Type species
Pseudocamponotus elkoanus
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

There is a single species from the oil shales at Elko, Nevada (Miocene).

Identification

Eyes and antennal insertions farther forward on the head; antennae consisting of 12 segments in the female.

Castes

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • PSEUDOCAMPONOTUS [Formicinae: Camponotini]
    • Pseudocamponotus Carpenter, 1930: 22. Type-species: †Pseudocamponotus elkoanus, by original designation.

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