Myrmecites pusillus

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Myrmecites pusillus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Myrmecites
Species: M. pusillus
Binomial name
Myrmecites pusillus
(Heer, 1849)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pusillus. †Myrmica pusilla Heer, 1849: 164, pl. 13, fig. 9 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 164.] Combination in Crematogaster: Handlirsch, 1907: 873; in Myrmecites: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 274. See also: Mayr, 1867b: 59.

Description

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