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

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from China (Eocene amber).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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.

Description

References

  • 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)