Gerontoformica gracilis

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Gerontoformica gracilis
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous
Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Gerontoformica
Species: G. gracilis
Binomial name
Gerontoformica gracilis
(Barden & Grimaldi, 2014)

Barden & Grimaldi, 2014-5 Sphecomyrmodes-gracilis1.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Burmese Amber (Cretaceous).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gracilis. †Sphecomyrmodes gracilis Barden & Grimaldi, 2014: 4, figs. 2A-C (w.) MYANMAR (Burmese amber). Combination in †Gerontoformica: Barden & Grimaldi, 2016: Supplemental Information.

Description

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