Pachycondyla globiventris

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Pachycondyla globiventris
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Aix-en-Provence, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Pachycondyla
Species: P. globiventris
Binomial name
Pachycondyla globiventris
(Théobald, 1937)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Aix-en-Provence (Late Oligocene, 28.4 - 23 Ma), France and is also known from Kleinkems, Germany (Middle Oligocene, 33.9 - 28.4 Ma) and Brunstatt, Céreste (Middle Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • globiventris. †Euponera globiventris Théobald, 1937b: 198, pl. 13, fig. 16 (q.) FRANCE (Oligocene). Combination in Pachycondyla: Bolton, 1995b: 305.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 305, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 198, pl. 13, fig. 16 queen described)