Messelepone leptogenoides

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Messelepone leptogenoides
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Genus: Messelepone
Species: M. leptogenoides
Binomial name
Messelepone leptogenoides
Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Germany (Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • leptogenoides. †Messelepone leptogenoides Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 745, fig. 24 (q.m.) GERMANY (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G.M. & Wedmann, S. 2012. The poneromorph ants of Grube Messel, Germany: high biodiversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10: 725-753.