Pachycondyla calcarea

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Pachycondyla calcarea
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Kleinkems, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Pachycondyla
Species: P. calcarea
Binomial name
Pachycondyla calcarea
(Théobald, 1937)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • calcarea. †Euponera calcarea Théobald, 1937b: 198, pl. 4, fig. 8; pl. 13, figs. 17, 18 (q.m.) FRANCE (Oligocene). Combination in Pachycondyla: Bolton, 1995b: 303.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 303, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 198, pl. 4, fig. 8, p. 13, figs. 17, 18 queen, male described)