Eoaenictites castanifurvus

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Eoaenictites castanifurvus
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Uncertain
Genus: Eoaenictites
Species: E. castanifurvus
Binomial name
Eoaenictites castanifurvus
(Hong, 2002)



This taxon was described from Fushun amber, Liaoning, China (Ypresian, Early Eocene).



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

  • castanifurvus. †Eoaenicites castanifurvus Hong, 2002: 542, figs. 341-349 (q?) CHINA (Eocene).



  • Hong, Y.-C. 2002. Amber insects of China. Beijing Scientific and Technological Publishing House/Henan Scientific and Technological Publishing House, Beijing, in 2 vols. (page 542, fig. described)