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 Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • 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)