Paraphaenogaster maculipes

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Paraphaenogaster maculipes
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Kleinkems, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Paraphaenogaster
Species: P. maculipes
Binomial name
Paraphaenogaster maculipes
(Théobald, 1937)



This taxon was described from Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).



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

  • maculipes. †Aphaenogaster maculipes Théobald, 1937b: 204, pl. 14, fig. 7 (q.) FRANCE (Oligocene).
    • Combination in †Paraphaenogaster: Radchenko & Perkovsky, 2016: 944 (in text).
    • Status as species: Burnham, 1979: 109; Bolton, 1995b: 71.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 71, catalogue)
  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 204, pl. 14, fig. 7 queen described)