Lonchomyrmex nigritus

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Lonchomyrmex nigritus
Temporal range: Late Miocene Schossnitz (= Sosnica?), Silesia, Poland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Lonchomyrmex
Species: L. nigritus
Binomial name
Lonchomyrmex nigritus
Assmann, 1870

It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Schossnitz (Sosnica), which is in a Miocene lacustrine claystone in Poland.

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Schossnitz (= Sosnica?), Silesia, Poland (Late Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nigritus. †Lonchomyrmex nigritus Assmann, 1870: 39, pl. 1, fig. 2 (wing) GERMANY (Miocene).

Description

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