Paraponera dieteri

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Paraponera dieteri
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Paraponerinae
Genus: Paraponera
Species: P. dieteri
Binomial name
Paraponera dieteri
Baroni Urbani, 1994



This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • dieteri. †Paraponera dieteri Baroni Urbani, 1994: 5, figs. 1, 2 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Dominican Republic, Miocene).
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 312.
    • [Note: Wilson, 1986a: 197 describes, but does not name, a Paraponera fossil from the Dominican amber.]

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-4112.