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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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)