Ponera leptocephala

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Ponera leptocephala
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ponera
Species: P. leptocephala
Binomial name
Ponera leptocephala
Emery, 1891

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Sicilian amber, Italy (Late/Upper Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • leptocephala. †Ponera leptocephala Emery, 1891a: 146, pl. 1, figs. 3, 4 (q.) SICILIAN AMBER (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1891b. Le formiche dell'ambra Siciliana nel Museo Mineralogico dell'Università di Bologna. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)1:141-165 (page 146, pl. 1, figs. 3, 4 queen described)