Miosolenopsis

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Miosolenopsis
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Miosolenopsis
Zhang, J., 1989
Type species
Miosolenopsis fossilis
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • MIOSOLENOPSIS [incertae sedis in Myrmicinae]
    • Miosolenopsis Zhang, J. 1989: 264. Type-species: †Miosolenopsis fossilis, by original designation.

References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 259, Miosolenopsis incertae sedis in Myrmicinae)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 264, Miosolenopsis in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini)