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Temporal range: Thanetian, Paleocene Sakhalin amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Aneuretinae
Tribe: Aneuretini
Genus: Aneuretellus
Dlussky, 1988
Type species
Aneuretellus deformis
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)



This taxon is known from Sakhalin amber, Ukraine (Thanetian, Paleocene).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ANEURETELLUS [Aneuretinae]
    • Aneuretellus Dlussky, 1988: 54. Type-species: †Aneuretellus deformis, by original designation.


  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 15, Aneuretellus in Aneuretinae, Aneuretini)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 20, Aneuretellus in Aneuretinae, Aneuretini)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 80, Aneuretellus in Aneuretinae, Aneuretini)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Fedoseeva, E. B. 1988. Origin and early stages of evolution in ants. Pp. 70-144 in: Ponomarenko, A. G. (ed.) Cretaceous biocenotic crisis and insect evolution. Moskva: Nauka, 232 pp. (page 78, Aneuretellus in Aneuretinae, Aneuretini)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (page 1, Aneuretellus in Aneuretinae, Aneuretini)