Imhoffia

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Imhoffia
Temporal range: Messinian, Late Miocene Oeningen, Switzerland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Imhoffia
Heer, 1849
Type species
Imhoffia nigra
Diversity
2 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Oeningen, Switzerland (Messinian, Late Miocene) and Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • IMHOFFIA [incertae sedis in Formicinae]
    • Imhoffia Heer, 1849: 153. Type-species: †Imhoffia nigra, by monotypy. [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 153.]

Taxonomic Notes

Placed within the Formicinae but unplaced to tribe by Ward et al. (2016).

References