Paraphaenogaster aemula

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Paraphaenogaster aemula
Temporal range: Serravallian, Miocene Parschlug, Austria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Paraphaenogaster
Species: P. aemula
Binomial name
Paraphaenogaster aemula
(Heer, 1849)



This taxon was described from Parschlug, Austria (Serravallian, Miocene).




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

  • aemula. †Myrmica aemula Heer, 1849: 161, pl. 13, fig. 4 (q.) SWITZERLAND (Miocene).
    • [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 161.]
    • Combination in *Paraphaenogaster: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 271.
    • Status as species: Giebel, 1856: 179; Scudder, 1891: 718; Dalla Torre, 1893: 108; Bolton, 1995b: 277.
    • Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Handlirsch, 1907: 875; Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1494.
    • Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in *Paraphaenogaster: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 271.