Haidomyrmex scimitarus

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Haidomyrmex scimitarus
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. scimitarus
Binomial name
Haidomyrmex scimitarus
Barden & Grimaldi, 2012

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Identification

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

Distribution

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

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

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

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