Haidomyrmex scimitarus

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Haidomyrmex scimitarus
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
Species: H. scimitarus
Binomial name
Haidomyrmex scimitarus
Barden & Grimaldi, 2012

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Similar to Haidomyrmex cerberus but larger and with parallel mandibles (Barden and Grimaldi, 2012).


This taxon was described 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.

  • scimitarus. †Haidomyrmex scimitarus Barden & Grimaldi, 2012: 4, figs. 1-4 (w.) MYANMAR (Burmese amber).
    • See also: Perrichot, Wang & Barden, 2020.