Gnamptogenys pristina

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

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A member of the regularis complex (in the regularis subgroup of 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.

  • pristina. †Gnamptogenys pristina Baroni Urbani, 1980e: 2, figs. 1-4 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Dominican Republic, Miocene).
    • Status as species: Keilbach, 1982: 273; Brandão, 1991: 345; Bolton, 1995b: 210; Lattke, 2002: 138 (in key).

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-1172-K-1.