Liometopum oligocenicum

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Liometopum oligocenicum
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Liometopum
Species: L. oligocenicum
Binomial name
Liometopum oligocenicum
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • oligocenicum. †Liometopum oligocenicum Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 95, fig. 46 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 95, fig. 46 worker described)