Gnamptogenys levinates

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Gnamptogenys levinates
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. levinates
Binomial name
Gnamptogenys levinates
Baroni Urbani, 1980

A Dominican amber fossil species.


A member of the levinates subgroup (in the mordax species group).


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



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

  • levinates. †Gnamptogenys levinates Baroni Urbani, 1980e: 5, figs. 5-8 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Dominican Republic, Miocene).
    • Status as species: Keilbach, 1982: 273; Brandão, 1991: 345; Bolton, 1995b: 209; Lattke, 2002: 138 (in key).

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-926-K-1.