Emplastus antiquus

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Emplastus antiquus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Emplastus
Species: E. antiquus
Binomial name
Emplastus antiquus
(Mayr, 1867)

Dlussky-&-Putyatina 2014-42Emplastus-antiquus.jpg



This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • antiquus. †Liometopum antiquum Mayr, 1867b: 60, pl. fig. 10 (q.) YUGOSLAVIA (Miocene).
    • Combination in †Emplastus: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 242.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 163; Handlirsch, 1907: 870; Shattuck, 1994: 128; Bolton, 1995b: 247; Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 242 (redescription).