Macabeemyrma

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Macabeemyrma
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene McAbee, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Macabeemyrma
Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006
Type species
Macabeemyrma ovata
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)
Evolutionary Placement
Myrmeciinae


Archimyrmex
  (4 species)



Myrmecia
  (93 species)





Prionomyrmex
  (4 species)




Avitomyrmex
  (3 species)



Macabeemyrma
  (1 species)



Nothomyrmecia
  (1 species)



Ypresiomyrma
  (4 species)







Based on Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from McAbee, British Columbia, Canada (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • MACABEEMYRMA [incertae sedis in Myrmeciinae]
    • Macabeemyrma Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006: 498. Type-species: †Macabeemyrma ovata, by original designation.

References