Protopone magna

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Protopone magna
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Genus: Protopone
Species: P. magna
Binomial name
Protopone magna
Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Messel, Germany (Lutetian, Middle Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • magna. †Protopone magna Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 738, fig. 14 (q.) GERMANY (Eocene).

Description

References

Dlussky, G.M. & Wedmann, S. 2012. The poneromorph ants of Grube Messel, Germany: high biodiversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10: 725-753.