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)



This taxon was described from Rott, Westphalia, Germany (Late Oligocene).



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

  • 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.