Odontomachus spinifer

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Odontomachus spinifer
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. spinifer
Binomial name
Odontomachus spinifer
De Andrade, 1994

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • spinifer. †Odontomachus spinifer De Andrade, 1994: 7, fig. 13 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-2215.

Description

References

  • De Andrade, M. L. 1994c. Fossil Odontomachiti ants from the Dominican Republic (Amber Collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. VII: Odontomachiti). Stuttg. Beitr. Naturkd. Ser. B (Geol. Paläontol.) 199: 1-28 (page 7, fig. 13 worker described)