Formica auxillacensis

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Formica auxillacensis
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Auxillac, Auvergne, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. auxillacensis
Binomial name
Formica auxillacensis
Piton, 1935

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Auxillac, Auvergne, France (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • auxillacensis. †Formica auxillacensis Piton, in Piton & Théobald, 1935: 91, pl. 3, fig. 8 (wing) FRANCE (Miocene).

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 191, catalogue)
  • Piton, L. & Théobald, N. 1935. La faune entomologique des gisements Mio-Pliocènes du Massif Central. Revue des Sciences Naturelles d'Auvergne (N.S.) 1: 65-104 (Formicidae pp. 68-69).