Curticorna leptogastrosa

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Curticorna leptogastrosa
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
Species: C. leptogastrosa
Binomial name
Curticorna leptogastrosa
Hong, 2002



This taxon was described from Fushun amber, Liaoning, China (Ypresian, Early Eocene).



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

  • leptogastrosa. †Curticorna leptogastrosa Hong, 2002: 538, figs. 331-340 (m.) CHINA (Eocene amber). See also: Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 728.



  • Dlussky, G.M. & Wedmann, S. 2012. The poneromorph ants of Grube Messel, Germany: high biodiversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10: 725-753.
  • 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 538, worker described)