Electromyrmex klebsi

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Electromyrmex klebsi
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: Myrmicinae
Genus: Electromyrmex
Species: E. klebsi
Binomial name
Electromyrmex klebsi
Wheeler, W.M., 1910

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



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

  • klebsi. †Electromyrmex klebsi Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 164, fig. 94 (by indication) (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 56 (full description).



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910b. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. (page 164, fig. 94 (by indication) worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 56, (full description))