Baikuris casei

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Baikuris casei
Temporal range: Turonian, Late Cretaceous
Raritan (New Jersey) amber, New Jersey, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Genus: Baikuris
Species: B. casei
Binomial name
Baikuris casei
Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Raritan (New Jersey) amber, New Jersey, United States (Turonian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • casei. †Baikuris casei Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997: 15, figs. 1c, 5a-d, 12b (m.) NEW JERSEY AMBER (U.S.A.: New Jersey, Cretaceous).
    • [Note: genus misspelled as Baikurus by Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997: 15.]
    • Status as species: Perrichot, 2015: 588; Barden, 2017: 2.

Description

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