Stigmatomma electrinum

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Stigmatomma electrinum
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: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Stigmatomma
Species: S. electrinum
Binomial name
Stigmatomma electrina
(Dlussky, 2009)

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.

  • electrinum. †Amblyopone electrina Dlussky, 2009: 1047, figs. 2c,d (m.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Combination in Stigmatomma: Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012: 19.

Description

References

  • Yoshimura, M. & Fisher, B.L. 2012. A revision of male ants of the Malagasy Amblyoponinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with resurrections of the genera Stigmatomma and Xymmer. PLoS ONE 7(3):e33325 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033325).