Liometopum croaticum

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Liometopum croaticum
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Liometopum
Species: L. croaticum
Binomial name
Liometopum croaticum
(Heer, 1849)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • croaticum. †Ponera croatica Heer, 1849: 148, pl. 12, fig. 3 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 148.] Combination in †Poneropsis: Taylor, 1964: 138; in Liometopum: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 277. [By implication because Liometopum senior synonym of †Poneropsis: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245.]

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