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

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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

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

Description

References

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