Haidomyrmex cerberus

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Haidomyrmex cerberus
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Haidomyrmecinae
Genus: Haidomyrmex
Species: H. cerberus
Binomial name
Haidomyrmex cerberus
Dlussky, 1996

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Probable a trapjaw-ant with curved mandibles and setae coated clypeus (Dlussky, 1996).


This taxon was described from Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).



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

  • cerberus. †Haidomyrmex cerberus Dlussky, 1996: 86, fig. 1 (w.) MYANMAR (Burmese amber).
    • See also: Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 11; Perrichot, Wang & Barden, 2020.