Paraphaenogaster dumetorum

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Paraphaenogaster dumetorum
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Paraphaenogaster
Species: P. dumetorum
Binomial name
Paraphaenogaster dumetorum
(Lin, 1982)



This taxon was described from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).



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

  • dumetorum. †Rectorhagas dumetorum Lin, 1982: page? CHINA (Miocene) (Ichneumonidae) [reference not seen].
    • [Note: as member of family Braconidae: Lin reference, not seen.]
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Zhang, J., Sun & Zhang, 1994: 162.
    • Combination in Paraphaenogaster: Radchenko & Perkovsky, 2016: 944 (in text).
    • Status as species: Zhang, J., Sun & Zhang, 1994: 162 (redescription).