Eurymyrmex

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Eurymyrmex
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Eurymyrmex
Zhang, J., Sun & Zhang, X., 1994
Type species
Eurymyrmex geologicus
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • EURYMYRMEX [incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae]
    • Eurymyrmex Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994: 167 (English translation: 286). Type-species: †Eurymyrmex geologicus, by original designation.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 88, Eurymyrmex in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Zhang, J., Sun, B. ; Zhang, X. 1994. Miocene insects and spiders from Shanwang, Shandong. Beijing: Science Press, v + 298 pp.: 298pp (page 167, Eurymyrmex as genus; Eurymyrmex in Dolichoderinae)