Archaeopone kzylzharica

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Archaeopone kzylzharica
Temporal range: Turonian, Cretaceous Kzyl-Zhar, Kazakhstan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Uncertain
Genus: Archaeopone
Species: A. kzylzharica
Binomial name
Archaeopone kzylzharica
Dlussky, 1975



This taxon was described from Kzyl-Zhar, Kazakhstan (Turonian, Cretaceous).



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

  • kzylzharica. †Archaeopone kzylzharica Dlussky, 1975: 121, fig. 132 (m.) KAZAKHSTAN (Cretaceous).
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 75.
    • Dubiously Formicidae: Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997: 5.



  • Dlussky, G. M. 1975a. Superfamily Formicoidea Latreille, 1802. Family Formicidae Latreille, 1802. Pp. 114-122 in: Rasnitsyn, A. P. (ed.) Hymenoptera Apocrita of Mesozoic. Tr. Paleontol. Inst. Akad. Nauk USSR 147:1-134. (page 121, fig. 132 male described)