Plagiolepis minutissima

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Plagiolepis minutissima
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene Rovno amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. minutissima
Binomial name
Plagiolepis minutissima
Dlussky, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • minutissima. Plagiolepis minutissima Dlussky, in Dlussky & Perkovsky, 2002: 12, fig. 3 (m.) UKRAINE (Rovno Amber). See also: Dlussky, 2010: 70.

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G.M. 2010. Ants of the genus Plagiolepis Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Late Eocene ambers of Europe. Paleontological Journal, 44, 546–555.
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Perkovsky, E.E. 2002. Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the Rovno amber. Vestnik Zoologii 36(5): 3-20, 99 (page 12, described)