Fonsecahymen

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Fonsecahymen
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: uncertain
Genus: Fonsecahymen
Martins-Neto & Mendes, 2002
Type species
Fonsecahymen stigmata
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)

While this genus was originally placed in the subfamily Formicinae, Bolton (in the 1 July 2012 release of his NGC) considers it to be incertae sedis within the Formicidae and thus unplaced to subfamily.

Identification

Checklist of Fonsecahymen species

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • FONSECAHYMEN [incertae sedis in Formicidae]
    • Fonsecahymen Martins-Neto & Mendes, 2002: 29. Type-species: †Fonsecahymen stigmata, by original designation.

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