Protazteca elongata

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Protazteca elongata
Temporal range: Late Eocene
Florissant, Colorado, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Protazteca
Species: P. elongata
Binomial name
Protazteca elongata
Carpenter, 1930
Protazteca elongata Obverse of holotype queen

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Florissant, Colorado, United States (Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • elongata. †Protazteca elongata Carpenter, 1930: 43, pl. 2, fig. 3; pl. 8, fig. 5; pl. 9, fig. 3; pl. 10, fig. 4 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. (Oligocene).

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