Linguamyrmex

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Linguamyrmex
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: Linguamyrmex
Barden & Grimaldi, 2017
Type species
Linguamyrmex vladi
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Barden et al-2017-Systematic Entomology-5.jpg


Photo Gallery

  • Linguamyrmex.jpg
  • Barden et al. 2017, Fig. 4, Linguamyrmex with beetle larva.jpg
  • Overview and details of females of Linguamyrmex brevicornis gen. et sp. nov. Gyne specimen LA01 (A–B), worker specimen RM4 (C), worker holotype NIGP172001 (D). Habitus (A, C), head and mesosoma in dorsal view (B), head in ventrolateral view (D). Scale bars: 0.5 mm.

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • LINGUAMYRMEX [†Haidomyrmecinae]
    • Linguamyrmex Barden & Grimaldi, 2017: 839. Type-species: †Linguamyrmex vladi, by original desgination.

Taxonomic history

  • Linguamyrmex in †Haidomyrmecinae: Perrichot, Wang & Barden, 2020: 3.

References