Prionomyrmex janzeni

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Prionomyrmex janzeni
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: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Prionomyrmecini
Genus: Prionomyrmex
Species: P. janzeni
Binomial name
Prionomyrmex janzeni
Baroni Urbani, 2000

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • janzeni. †Prionomyrmex janzeni Baroni Urbani, 2000: 474, figs. 1-6 (w.q.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Baroni Urbani, C. 2000. Rediscovery of the Baltic amber ant genus Prionomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and its taxonomic consequences. Eclogae Geol. Helv. 93: 471-480 (page 474, figs. 1-6 worker, queen described)
  • Baroni Urbani, C. 2003a. The Baltic amber species of Prionomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mitt. Geol.-Paläontol. Inst. Univ. Hambg. 87: 141-146 (page 144, diagnostic characters)