Pseudomyrmex oryctus

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Pseudomyrmex oryctus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: P. oryctus
Binomial name
Pseudomyrmex oryctus
Ward, 1992

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • oryctus. †Pseudomyrmex oryctus Ward, 1992: 69, figs. 7, 15 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, without number.

Description

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