Sicilomyrmex

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Sicilomyrmex
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene
Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Gesomyrmecini
Genus: Sicilomyrmex
Wheeler, W.M., 1915
Type species
Gesomyrmex corniger, now Sicilomyrmex corniger
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.

  • SICILOMYRMEX [Formicinae: Gesomyrmecini]
    • Sicelomyrmex Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 111. Type-species: †Gesomyrmex corniger, by original designation.
    • [†Sicilomyrmex: Brown & Carpenter, 1979: 423 (emendation of spelling).]

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