Myrmeciites

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Myrmeciites
Temporal range: 55–48 Ma Ypresian, Early Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Myrmeciites
Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006
Type species
Not required
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • MYRMECIITES [incertae sedis in Myrmeciinae: collective group name]
    • Myrmeciites Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006: 500. [Collective group name.]


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