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Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene
Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Uncertain
Genus: Curticorna
Hong, 2002
Type species
Curticorna leptogastrosa
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

The taxonomomic placement of this genus is uncertain and it is currently considered incertae sedis in Formicidae.




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

  • CURTICORNA [incertae sedis in Formicidae (definitely not Dorylinae as stated in Hong, 2002)]
    • Curticorna Hong, 2002: 537. Type-species: †Curticorna leptogastrosa, by original designation.


  • Hong, Y.-C. 2002. Amber insects of China. Beijing Scientific and Technological Publishing House/Henan Scientific and Technological Publishing House, Beijing, in 2 vols. (page 537, Curticorna as genus)