Eoformica eocenica

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Eoformica eocenica
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Uncertain
Genus: Eoformica
Species: Eoformica eocenica
Cockerell, 1921

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Eoformica pinguis.

Nomenclature

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

  • eocenica. †Eoformica eocenica Cockerell, 1921: 38, fig. 9, pl. 8, fig. 11 (m.) U.S.A. (Eocene). Junior synonym of †pinguis: Carpenter, 1930: 17.

References

  • Carpenter, F. M. 1930. The fossil ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 70: 1-66 (page 17, Junior synonym of pinguis)
  • Cockerell, T. D. A. 1921. Some Eocene insects from Colorado and Wyoming. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 59: 29-39 (page 38, fig. 9, pl. 8, fig. 11 male described)