Protoformica proformicoides

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Protoformica proformicoides
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Protoformica
Species: P. proformicoides
Binomial name
Protoformica proformicoides
(Dlussky, 1967)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Danish-Scandinavian amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • proformicoides. †Formica (Protoformica) proformicoides Dlussky, 1967b: 85, fig. 2 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Combination in †Protoformica: Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1987: 77. See also: Dlussky, 2008a: 56.

Description

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