Ovalicapito

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ovalicapito
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Ovalicapito
Hong, 2002
Type species
Ovalicapito fushunensis
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Fushun amber, Liaoning, China (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • OVALICAPITO [incertae sedis in Formicinae]
    • Ovalicapito Hong, 2002: 596. Type-species: †Ovalicapito fushunensis, by original designation.

Taxonomic Notes

Placed within the Formicinae but unplaced to tribe by Ward et al. (2016).

References