Zigrasimecia

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Zigrasimecia
Temporal range: 99–98 Ma
Early Cenomanian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Zigrasimeciini
Genus: Zigrasimecia
Barden & Grimaldi, 2013
Type species
Zigrasimecia tonsora
Diversity
2 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

Barden & Grimaldi 2013-4Fig2.jpg

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Photo Gallery

  • Zigrasimecia queen, Burmese-amber.com (1).jpg
  • Zigrasimecia queen, Burmese-amber.com (2).jpg

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ZIGRASIMECIA [†Sphecomyrminae: †Zigrasimeciini]
    • Zigrasimecia Barden & Grimaldi, 2013: 407. Type-species: †Zigrasimecia tonsora, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Zigrasimecia in †Sphecomyrminae: Barden & Grimaldi, 2013: 410.
  • Zigrasimecia in †Sphecomyrminae, †Sphecomyrmini: Perrichot, 2014: 166.
  • Zigrasimecia in †Sphecomyrminae, †Zigrasimeciini: Borysenko, 2017: 18.
  • Zigrasimecia as genus: all authors.

References