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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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.