Formica strangulata

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Formica strangulata
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. strangulata
Binomial name
Formica strangulata
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • strangulata. †Formica strangulata Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 130, fig. 62 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). [Formica strangulata Wheeler, W.M. 1913f: 383 (footnote). Nomen nudum.] See also: Dlussky, 1967b: 80; Dlussky, 2008a: 55.

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M. 1967b. Ants of the genus Formica from the Baltic amber. Paleontol. Zh. 1967(2 2: 80-89 (page 80, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 130, fig. 62 worker described)