Cataglyphoides constrictus

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Cataglyphoides constrictus
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Cataglyphoides
Species: C. constrictus
Binomial name
Cataglyphoides constrictus
(Mayr, 1868)

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This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • constrictus. †Camponotus constrictus Mayr, 1868c: 29, pl. 1, fig. 11 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Combination in Formica: Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 128; in Cataglyphis: Dlussky, 1967b: 85; in †Cataglyphoides: Dlussky, 2008a: 46.