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)

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • 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.

Description

References

  • 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)