Archaeopone taylori

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Archaeopone taylori
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. taylori
Binomial name
Archaeopone taylori
Dlussky, 1983



This taxon was described from Kzyl-Zhar, Kazakhstan (Turonian, Cretaceous) and Ola Formation, Tenkinskii, Russian Federation (Early/Lower Campanian, Cretaceous).



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

  • taylori. †Archaeopone taylori Dlussky, 1983: 72, fig. 6 (m.) RUSSIA (Magadan, Cretaceous).
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 75; Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997: 5.



  • Dlussky, G. M. 1983. A new family of Upper Cretaceous Hymenoptera: an "intermediate link" between the ants and the scolioids. Paleontol. Zh. 1983(3 3: 65-78 (page 72, fig. 6 male described)