Eocenomyrma orthospina

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Eocenomyrma orthospina
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
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Eocenomyrma
Species: E. orthospina
Binomial name
Eocenomyrma orthospina
Dlussky & Radchenko, 2006

Dlussky & Radchenko 2006b-3 Eocenomyrma orthospina ills.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • orthospina. †Eocenomyrma orthospina Dlussky & Radchenko, 2006b: 563, fig. 1 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Taxonomic Notes

Specimen No. 6800 reported by Radchenko & Dlussky (2016: 407) as Eocenomyrma orthospina is a misidentification and the specimen actually belongs to Eocenomyrma groehni (Radchenko, 2020).

Description

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