Protomyrmica

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Protomyrmica
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: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Protomyrmica
Dlussky & Radchenko, 2009
Type species
Protomyrmica atavia
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Dlussky & Radchenko 2009-6 Protomyrmica-atavia1.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • PROTOMYRMICA [Myrmicinae: Myrmicini]
    • Protomyrmica Dlussky & Radchenko, 2009: 436. Type-species: †Protomyrmica atavia, by original designation.

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