Aphaenogaster longaeva

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Aphaenogaster longaeva
Temporal range: Early Miocene? Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. longaeva
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster longaeva
Scudder, 1877

Archibald et al. (2018) note that the determination of this taxon is in need of revision.



This taxon was described from Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada (Early Miocene?).



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

  • longaeva. †Aphaenogaster longaeva Scudder, 1877b: 267 (m.) CANADA (British Columbia, Eocene).
    • Incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Carpenter, 1930: 21; Radchenko & Perkovsky, 2016: 943 (in text).
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 103; Handlirsch, 1907: 874; Bolton, 1995b: 70.