Myrmica molassica

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Myrmica molassica
Temporal range: Messinian, Late Miocene Oeningen, Switzerland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. molassica
Binomial name
Myrmica molassica
Heer, 1849

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Oeningen, Switzerland (Messinian, Late Miocene).

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Nomenclature

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

  • molassica. †Myrmica molassica Heer, 1849: 162, pl. 13, fig. 6 (q.) SWITZERLAND (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 162.] Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1494.

Description

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