Gerontoformica cretacica

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Gerontoformica cretacica
Temporal range: Late Albian to Early Cenomanian, Cretaceous Charentese amber, Aquitaine Basin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Gerontoformica
Species: G. cretacica
Binomial name
Gerontoformica cretacica
Nel & Perrault, 2004

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Charentese amber, Aquitaine Basin, France (Late Albian to Early Cenomanian, Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cretacica. †Gerontoformica cretacica Nel & Perrault, in Nel, Perrault, Perrichot & Néraudeau, 2004: 24, figs. 1, 2 (w.) FRANCE (Cretaceous).

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