Myanmyrma gracilis

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Myanmyrma gracilis
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae (incertae sedis)
Subfamily: Uncertain
Genus: Myanmyrma
Species: M. gracilis
Binomial name
Myanmyrma gracilis
Engel & Grimaldi, 2005

Identification

Gracile bodyform. Long pincher-like mandibles, incised clypeus with clypeal spicules (Engel and Grimaldi, 2005).

Distribution

This taxon was described from Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gracilis. †Myanmyrma gracilis Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 14, figs. 1, 9 (w.) MYANMAR (Cretaceous).

Description

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