Formica surinamensis

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Formica surinamensis
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. surinamensis
Binomial name
Formica surinamensis
Berendt, 1830



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.

  • surinamensis. †Formica surinamensis Berendt, 1830: 37 (no caste given) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).



  • Berendt, G. C. 1830. Die Insekten im Bernstein. Ein Beitrag zur Thiergeschichte der Vorwelt. Danzig: Nicolai, 38 pp. (page 37, no caste given)