Gesomyrmex miegi

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Gesomyrmex miegi
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene Oise amber, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Gesomyrmecini
Genus: Gesomyrmex
Species: G. miegi
Binomial name
Gesomyrmex miegi
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Oise amber, France (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • miegi. †Gesomyrmex miegi Théobald, 1937b: 211, pl. 14, figs. 22, 23 (q.m.) FRANCE (Oligocene). Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Formicidae: Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann, 2009: 14.

Description

References

  • Théobald, N. 1937b. Notes complémentaire sur les insectes fossiles oligocènes des gypses d'Aix-en-Provence. Bull. Mens. Soc. Sci. Nancy (n.s.5) 6: 157-178. (page 211, pl. 14, figs. 22, 23 queen, male described)