Proceratium eocenicum

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Proceratium eocenicum
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: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Proceratium
Species: P. eocenicum
Binomial name
Proceratium eocenicum
Dlussky, 2009

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • eocenicum. †Proceratium eocenicum Dlussky, 2009: 1069, fig. 10 (m.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

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