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)

Identification

Distribution

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

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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.

Description

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