Brownimecia clavata

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Brownimecia clavata
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: Brownimeciinae
Genus: Brownimecia
Species: B. clavata
Binomial name
Brownimecia clavata
Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997

Grimaldi Agosti Carpenter 1997-22 Brownimeci clavata.jpg

Grimaldi Agosti Carpenter 1997-23 Fig.jpg

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.

  • clavata. †Brownimecia clavata Grimaldi, Agosti & Carpenter, 1997: 20, figs. 1e-f, 7-11 (w.) NEW JERSEY AMBER (U.S.A.: New Jersey, Cretaceous).
    • Status as species: Bolton, 2003: 75; Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 12; Barden, 2017: 2.

Description

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