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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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)