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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

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

References