Plagiolepis paradoxa

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Plagiolepis paradoxa
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. paradoxa
Binomial name
Plagiolepis paradoxa
Dlussky, 2010



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



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

  • paradoxa. †Plagiolepis paradoxa Dlussky, 2010: 68, fig. 1e (m.) BITTERFELD AMBER (Eocene).



  • Dlussky, G.M. 2010. Ants of the genus Plagiolepis Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Late Eocene ambers of Europe. Paleontological Journal, 44, 546–555.