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



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.

  • 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.