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)



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



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.



  • 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)