Tetraponera europaea

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Tetraponera europaea
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene
Rovno amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. europaea
Binomial name
Tetraponera europaea
Dlussky, 2009

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene) and is also known from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • europaea. †Tetraponera europaea Dlussky, 2009: 1081, figs. 12h-m (w.q.) ROVNO AMBER (Eocene).

Description

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