Ceratomyrmex

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Ceratomyrmex
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Haidomyrmecinae
Genus: Ceratomyrmex
Perrichot, Wang, B. & Engel, 2016
Type species
Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Photo Gallery

  • Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri, Burmese-amber.com (1).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (1).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (2).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (4).jpg
  • Ceratomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com (3).jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CERATOMYRMEX [†Haidomyrmecinae]
    • Ceratomyrmex Perrichot, Wang & Engel, 2016: 1468. Type-species: †Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri, by original desgination.

Taxonomic history

  • Ceratomyrmex in †Sphecomyrminae, †Haidomyrmecini: Perrichot, Wang & Engel, 2016: 1468; Borysenko, 2017: 18.
  • Ceratomyrmex as genus: Borysenko, 2017: 18.
  • Ceratomyrmex in †Haidomyrmecinae: Perrichot, Wang & Barden, 2020: 3.

References