Formica martynovi

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Formica martynovi
Temporal range: Serravallian, Miocene Ormety, Georgia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. martynovi
Binomial name
Formica martynovi
(Popov, 1933)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Ormety, Georgia (Serravallian, Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • martynovi. †Lasius martynovi Popov, 1933: 19, figs. 2, 3 (q.) RUSSIA.
    • Combination in Formica (Serviformica): Dlussky, 1981b: 75.
    • Status as species: Dlussky, 1981b: 75; Bolton, 1995b: 198.

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M. 1981a. Miocene ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the USSR. Pp. 64-83 in: Vishnyakova, V. N., Dlussky, G. M., Pritykina, L. N. New fossil insects from the territories of the USSR. Tr. Paleontol. Inst. Akad. Nauk SSSR 183:1-87. (page 75, see also)
  • Popov, V. 1933. Two new fossil ants from Caucasus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Tr. Paleozool. Inst. Akad. Nauk SSSR 2: 17-21 (page 19, figs. 2,3 queen described)