Canapone

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Canapone
Temporal range: Campanian, Late Cretaceous Foremost Formation amber, Alberta, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Genus: Canapone
Dlussky, 1999
Type species
Canapone dentata
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Dlussky, 1999c-3Canapone-dentata2.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Foremost Formation amber, Alberta, Canada (Campanian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CANAPONE [incertae sedis in Ectatomminae]
    • Canapone Dlussky, 1999b: 75. Type-species: †Canapone dentata, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Canapone in Ponerinae: Dlussky, 1999b: 76.
  • Canapone incertae sedis in Ectatomminae: Bolton, 2003: 46; Borysenko, 2017: 20.

References