Myrmica eocenica

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Myrmica eocenica
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. eocenica
Binomial name
Myrmica eocenica
Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Danish-Scandinavian amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • eocenica. †Myrmica eocenica Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1497, figs. 4, 5 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 653.

Description

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