Pseudectatomma

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Pseudectatomma
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Genus: Pseudectatomma
Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012
Type species
Pseudectatomma eocenica
Diversity
2 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known 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.

  • PSEUDECTATOMMA[Ectatomminae]
    • Pseudectatomma Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 728. Type-species: †Pseudectatomma eocenica, by original designation.

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.