Myrmica paradoxa

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Myrmica paradoxa
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. paradoxa
Binomial name
Myrmica paradoxa
Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007

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Keys including this Species


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



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

  • paradoxa. †Myrmica paradoxa Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1496, figs. 2, 3 (w.) GERMANY (Saxonian amber, Eocene). See also: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 654.



  • Radchenko, A.G. & Elmes, G.W. 2010. Myrmica ants of the Old World. Fauna Mundi 3: 1-789.