Proleptothorax primitivus

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Proleptothorax primitivus
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene Rovno amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Proleptothorax
Species: P. primitivus
Binomial name
Proleptothorax primitivus
Radchenko, Dlussky, & Perfilieva, 2018

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • primitivus. †Proleptothorax primitivus Radchenko et al., 2018: 113, figs. 1-8 (m.) ROVNO AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Radchenko, A., Dlussky, G.M., Perfilieva, K. 2018. A new extinct ant genus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae) from the Late Eocene Rovno amber – a putative ancestor of the Leptothorax genus group. Myrmecological News, 27: 111-117.