Liometopum rhenanum

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Liometopum rhenanum
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Rott, Westphalia, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Liometopum
Species: L. rhenanum
Binomial name
Liometopum rhenanum
(Meunier, 1917)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Germany (Tertiary).


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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.

  • rhenanum. †Ponera rhenana Meunier, 1917: 8, fig. 6 (wing) GERMANY (Tertiary).
    • Combination in †Poneropsis: Taylor, 1964: 139.
    • Combination in Liometopum: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245 [by implication because Liometopum senior synonym of †Poneropsis: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245].
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 363.

Description

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