Pachycondyla lutzi

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Pachycondyla lutzi
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Genus: Pachycondyla
Species: P. lutzi
Binomial name
Pachycondyla lutzi
Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012



This taxon was described from Messel, Germany (Lutetian, Middle Eocene).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • lutzi. †Pachycondyla lutzi Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 732, fig. 7 (q.) GERMANY (Messel, Eocene).
    • Incertae sedis in Pachycondyla: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 156.



  • Dlussky, G.M. & Wedmann, S. 2012. The poneromorph ants of Grube Messel, Germany: high biodiversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10: 725-753.