Cretomyrma arnoldii

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Cretomyrma arnoldii
Temporal range: Santonian, Late Cretaceous
Yantardakh, Siberia, Russia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Cretomyrma
Species: C. arnoldii
Binomial name
Cretomyrma arnoldii
Dlussky, 1975

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Yantardakh, Siberia, Russia (Santonian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • arnoldii. †Cretomyrma arnoldii Dlussky, 1975: 116, fig. 128 (w.) RUSSIA (Cretaceous).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M. 1975a. Superfamily Formicoidea Latreille, 1802. Family Formicidae Latreille, 1802. Pp. 114-122 in: Rasnitsyn, A. P. (ed.) Hymenoptera Apocrita of Mesozoic. Tr. Paleontol. Inst. Akad. Nauk USSR 147:1-134. (page 116, fig. 128 worker described)