Pityomyrmex tornquisti

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Pityomyrmex tornquisti
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Aneuretinae
Tribe: Pityomyrmecini
Genus: Pityomyrmex
Species: P. tornquisti
Binomial name
Pityomyrmex tornquisti
Wheeler, W.M., 1915



This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).



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

  • tornquisti. †Pityomyrmex tornquisti Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 99, fig. 48 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 99, fig. 48 worker described)