Prodimorphomyrmex

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Prodimorphomyrmex
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Prodimorphomyrmex primigenius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Gesomyrmecini
Genus: Prodimorphomyrmex
Wheeler, W.M., 1915
Type species
Prodimorphomyrmex primigenius
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • PRODIMORPHOMYRMEX [incertae sedis in Formicinae: Gesomyrmecini]
    • Prodimorphomyrmex Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 111. Type-species: †Prodimorphomyrmex primigenius, by monotypy.

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