Oxyidris antillana

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Oxyidris antillana
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Oxyidris
Species: O. antillana
Binomial name
Oxyidris antillana
Wilson, 1985

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • antillana. †Oxyidris antillana Wilson, 1985a: 5, fig. 3 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, without number.

Description

References

  • Wilson, E. O. 1985a. Ants of the Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 1. Two new myrmicine genera and an aberrant Pheidole. Psyche (Camb.) 92: 1-9 (page 5, fig. 3 worker described)