Ectatomma gracile

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Ectatomma gracile
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Ectatomma
Species: E. gracile
Binomial name
Ectatomma gracile
Emery, 1891

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Sicilian amber, Italy (Late/Upper Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • gracile. †Ectatomma gracile Emery, 1891a: 145, pl. 1, figs. 1, 2 (m.) SICILIAN AMBER (Italy: Sicily, Oligocene).
    • Combination in Gnamptogenys: Brown & Carpenter, 1979: 417 (in text);
    • incertae sedis in Ectatomma: Bolton, 1995b: 186.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 24; Handlirsch, 1907: 879; Keilbach, 1982: 273; Bolton, 1995b: 186.

Description

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