Paraphaenogaster shanwangensis

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Paraphaenogaster shanwangensis
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Paraphaenogaster
Species: P. shanwangensis
Binomial name
Paraphaenogaster shanwangensis
Hong, 1984

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • shanwangensis. †Paraphaenogaster shanwangense Hong, 1984: 8, pl. 3, fig. 1 (q.) CHINA (Miocene).
    • [Justified emendation of spelling to Paraphaenogaster: Bolton, 1995b: 312.]
    • Combination in Aphaenogaster (†Sinaphaenogaster): Zhang, J. 1989: 267.
    • Combination in †Paraphaenogaster: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 271.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 312.

Description

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