Casaleia inversa

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Casaleia inversa
Temporal range: Middle Miocene Chon-Tyz mine, Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Casaleia
Species: C. inversa
Binomial name
Casaleia inversa
(Dlussky, 1981)



This taxon was described from Chon-Tyz mine, Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan (Middle Miocene).



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

  • inversa. †Protamblyopone inversa Dlussky, 1981b: 65, fig. 50 (w.) KYRGYZSTAN (Miocene).
    • Combination in *Casaleia: Bolton, 1995b: 134.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 134.
    • [Note: Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1990: 5, did not indicate the combination of this species in *Casaleia.]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 134, Combination in Casaleia)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1981a. Miocene ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR. Pp. 64-83 in: Vishnyakova, V. N., Dlussky, G. M., Pritykina, L. N. New fossil insects from the territories of the USSR. Tr. Paleontol. Inst. Akad. Nauk SSSR 183:1-87. (page 65, fig. 50 worker described)