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)



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



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.



  • 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)