Ponerites hypoponeroides

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Ponerites hypoponeroides
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Green River Formation, Colorado, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ponerites
Species: P. hypoponeroides
Binomial name
Ponerites hypoponeroides
Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from U.S.A.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • hypoponeroides. †Ponerites hypoponeroides Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002: 424, fig. 24 (q.) U.S.A. (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M.; Rasnitsyn, A. P. 2003 [2002]. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Formation Green River and some other Middle Eocene deposits of North America. Russ. Entomol. J. 11(4): 411-436 (page 424, fig. 24 queen described)