Liometopum escheri

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Liometopum escheri
Temporal range: Messinian, Late Miocene Oeningen, Switzerland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Liometopum
Species: L. escheri
Binomial name
Liometopum escheri
(Heer, 1867)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Oeningen, Switzerland (Messinian, Late Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • escheri. †Poneropsis escheri Heer, 1867: 20, pl. 2, fig. 22 (m.) SWITZERLAND (Miocene). Combination in Liometopum: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245. [By implication because Liometopum senior synonym of †Poneropsis: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245.]

Description

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