Cyphomyrmex taino

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Cyphomyrmex taino
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cyphomyrmex
Species: C. taino
Binomial name
Cyphomyrmex taino
De Andrade, 2003

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • taino. †Cyphomyrmex taino De Andrade, 2003: 135, fig. 2 (q.) DOMINICAN AMBER.

Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, without number.

Description

References

  • De Andrade, M. L. 2003b. First descriptions of two new amber species of Cyphomyrmex from Mexico and the Dominican Republic (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Beitr. Entomol. 53(1): 131-139 (page 135, fig. 2 queen described)