Drymomyrmex fuscipennis

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Drymomyrmex fuscipennis
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Drymomyrmex
Species: D. fuscipennis
Binomial name
Drymomyrmex fuscipennis
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene)..

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • fuscipennis. †Drymomyrmex fuscipennis Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 136, fig. 56 (q.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). **Théobald, 1937b: 216 (w.m.).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Dlussky, 1997: 59.
    • Combination in *Drymomyrmex: Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2009: 1036 (by implication as *Drymomyrmex reinstated as genus).
    • Status as species: Théobald, 1937b: 216; Bolton, 1995b: 183.

Description

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