Leptomyrmula maravignae

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Leptomyrmula maravignae
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Leptomyrmula
Species: L. maravignae
Binomial name
Leptomyrmula maravignae
(Emery, 1891)



This taxon was described from Sicilian amber, Italy (Late/Upper Miocene).



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

  • maravignae. †Leptomyrmex maravignae Emery, 1891a: 152, pl. 2, fig. 22 (m.) SICILIAN AMBER (Oligocene). Combination in †Leptomyrmula: Emery, 1913a: 16 (footnote).



  • Emery, C. 1891b. Le formiche dell'ambra Siciliana nel Museo Mineralogico dell'Università di Bologna. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)1:141-165 (page 152, pl. 2, fig. 22 male described)
  • Emery, C. 1913a [1912]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50 (page 16, (footnote) Combination in Leptomyrmula)