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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • 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.