Gerontoformica magnus

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Gerontoformica magnus
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. magnus
Binomial name
Gerontoformica magnus
(Barden & Grimaldi, 2014)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Burmese Amber (Cretaceous).

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • magnus. †Sphecomyrmodes magnus Barden & Grimaldi, 2014: 7, figs. 3A-D (w.) BURMESE AMBER (Cretaceous). Combination in †Gerontoformica: Barden & Grimaldi, 2016: Supplemental Information.

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