Myrmeciites herculeanus

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Myrmeciites herculeanus
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene
McAbee, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: collective group name
Genus: Myrmeciites
Species: M. herculeanus
Binomial name
Myrmeciites herculeanus
Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from McAbee, Canada (Eocene).

British Colombia fossil map (Archibald et al., 2018).jpg

British Colombian fossil localities containing ants (Archibald et al., 2018).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • herculeanus. †Myrmeciites herculeanus Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006: 500, figs. 12, 17G (w.) CANADA (Eocene).

Description

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