Orapia minor

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Orapia minor
Temporal range: Turonian, Late Cretaceous
Orapa kimberlitic deposits, Botswana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Orapia
Species: O. minor
Binomial name
Orapia minor
Dlussky, Brothers & Rasnitsyn, 2004

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Orapa kimberlitic deposits, Botswana (Turonian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • minor. †Orapia (?) minor Dlussky, Brothers & Rasnitsyn, 2004: 3, fig. 9 (q.) BOTSWANA (Cretaceous).

Description

References