Formica quadrata

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Formica quadrata
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. quadrata
Binomial name
Formica quadrata
Holl, 1829



This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).



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

  • quadrata. †Formica quadrata Holl, 1829: 140 (no caste given) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).



  • Holl, F. 1829. Handbuch der Petrefactenkunde. Bd. 2 [part]. Dresden: P. O. Hilschersche Buchhandlung, pp. 117-232. (page 140, no caste given)