Chimaeromyrma

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Chimaeromyrma
Temporal range: Thanetian, Paleocene Sakhalin amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Chimaeromyrma
Dlussky, 1988
Type species
Chimaeromyrma brachycephala
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Sakhalin amber, Ukraine (Thanetian, Paleocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CHIMAEROMYRMA [Formicinae: Camponotini]
    • Chimaeromyrma Dlussky, 1988: 58. Type-species: †Chimaeromyrma brachycephala, by original designation.


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