Lonchomyrmex freyeri

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Lonchomyrmex freyeri
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Lonchomyrmex
Species: L. freyeri
Binomial name
Lonchomyrmex freyeri
(Heer, 1867)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • freyeri. †Formica freyeri Heer, 1867: 10, pl. 1, fig. 9 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). Combination in Lonchomyrmex: Mayr, 1867b: 61.

Description

References

  • Heer, O. 1867. Fossile Hymenopteren aus Oeningen und Radoboj. Neue Denkschr. Allg. Schweiz. Ges. Gesammten Naturwiss. 22(4 4: 1-42 (page 10, pl. 1, fig. 9 queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1867b. Vorläufige Studien über die Radoboj-Formiciden, in der Sammlung der k. k. geologischen Reichsanstalt. Jahrb. K-K. Geol. Reichsanst. Wien 17: 47-62 (page 61, Combination in Lonchomyrmex)