Eoleptocerites chinensis

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

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chinensis. †Eoleptocerites chinensis Hong, 2002: 571, figs. 435-446 (m.) CHINA (Eocene).

Description

References

  • 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 571, fig. described)