Proiridomyrmex vetulus

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



This taxon was described from Green River Formation, Colorado, United States (Lutetian, Middle Eocene).



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

  • vetulus. †Proiridomyrmex vetulus Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002: 416, fig. 3 (q.) U.S.A. (Eocene).



  • 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 416, fig. 3, described)