Myrmecites rotundiceps

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Myrmecites rotundiceps
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene Green River Formation, Colorado, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Myrmecites
Species: M. rotundiceps
Binomial name
Myrmecites rotundiceps
Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Green River Formation, Colorado, United States (Lutetian, Middle Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • rotundiceps. †Myrmecites rotundiceps Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002: 422, fig. 19 (q.?) U.S.A. (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M.; Rasnitsyn, A. P. 2003 [2002]. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Formation Green River and some other Middle Eocene deposits of North America. Russ. Entomol. J. 11(4): 411-436 (page 422, fig. 19 queen described)