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Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Haidomyrmecinae
Genus: Haidomyrmex
Dlussky, 1996
Type species
Haidomyrmex cerberus
4 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Haidomyrmex cerberus BMNHP20182 02.jpg

Photo Gallery

  • Haidomyrmex, Burmese-amber.com(1).jpg
  • Haidomyrmex, Burmese amber.jpg
  • Haidomyrmex, Burmese amber (2).jpg
  • Haidomyrmex with Pseudoscorpion, Burmese-amber-com.jpg
  • Haidomyrmex. Photo by Phil Barden.



This taxon is known from Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).



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

  • HAIDOMYRMEX [†Haidomyrmecinae]
    • Haidomyrmex Dlussky, 1996: 84. Type-species: †Haidomyrmex cerberus, by original desgination.

Taxonomic history

  • Haidomyrmex in †Sphecomyrminae: Dlussky, 1996: 84; Grimaldi, et al. 1997: 7.
  • Haidomyrmex in †Sphecomyrminae, †Haidomyrmecini: Bolton, 2003: 74; Borysenko, 2017: 18.
  • Haidomyrmex as genus: all authors.
  • Haidomyrmex references: Grimaldi, et al. 1997: 24 (notes); Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 11 (diagnosis, comments); Barden & Grimaldi, 2012: 4 (diagnosis).
  • Haidomyrmex in †Haidomyrmecinae: Perrichot, Wang & Barden, 2020: 3.