Gnamptogenys casca

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Gnamptogenys casca
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Gnamptogenys
Species: G. casca
Binomial name
Gnamptogenys casca
Lattke, 2002



This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • casca. †Gnamptogenys casca Lattke, 2002: 138, fig. 3 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER.



  • Lattke, J. E. 2002. Nuevas especies de Gnamptogenys Roger, 1863 de América (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Entomotropica 17: 135-144 (page 138, Fig. 3 worker described)