Paraphaenogaster microphthalma

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Paraphaenogaster microphthalma
Temporal range: Middle Miocene Vishnevaya Balka Creek, Stavropol, Russian Federation
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Paraphaenogaster
Species: P. microphthalma
Binomial name
Paraphaenogaster microphthalma
Dlussky, 1981



This taxon was described from Vishnevaya Balka Creek, Stavropol, Russian Federation (Middle Miocene).



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

  • microphthalma. †Paraphaenogaster microphthalmus Dlussky, 1981b: 69, fig. 51 (q.) RUSSIA (Miocene).

Type Material

Holotype. Imprint of a male specimen and of a forewing lying nearby; Vishnevaya Balka (Stavropol province, Russia), Outcrop no. 4; Middle Miocene, Karagan Regional Stage (Arthropod Laboratory of the A.A. Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, no. 224/213).