Myrmica longispinosa

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Myrmica longispinosa
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. longispinosa
Binomial name
Myrmica longispinosa
Mayr, 1868

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Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

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Nomenclature

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

  • longispinosa. †Myrmica longispinosa Mayr, 1868c: 87, pl. 4, fig. 86 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1495; Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 654.

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