Electromyrmex wheeleri

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Electromyrmex wheeleri
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. wheeleri
Binomial name
Electromyrmex wheeleri
Radchenko & Dlussky, 2018



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



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

  • wheeleri. †Electromyrmex wheeleri Radchenko & Dlussky, 2018: 363, figs. 1-9 (m.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Type Material

  • Holotype, male, Baltic Amber (Eocene), GPIH number 4937, coll. Gröhn No. 6737, Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut des Universität Hamburg.
  • Paratype, 1 male, Bitterfeld Amber (Eocene), MNKB No. 10/216, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Germany (MNKB) (the former Zoological Museum of the Humboldt University).