Cataglyphoides

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Cataglyphoides
Temporal range: 42–37 Ma Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphoides
Dlussky, 2008
Type species
Camponotus constrictus, now Cataglyphoides constrictus
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CATAGLYPHOIDES [Formicinae: Formicini]
    • †Cataglyphoides Dlussky, 2008a: 46. Type-species: †Camponotus constrictus, by original designation.

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