Ravavy goldmani

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Ravavy goldmani
Temporal range: Early Miocene Ethiopian amber, Ethiopia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Bothriomyrmecini
Genus: Ravavy
Species: R. goldmani
Binomial name
Ravavy goldmani
Boudinot & Perrichot, 2022



This taxon was described from Ethiopian amber (Early Miocene).



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

  • miafina. †Ravavy goldmani Boudinot & Perrichot, in Perrichot et al., 2022: 8, figs. 4-5 (m.) ETHIOPIA (Ethiopian Amber, early Miocene).

Type Material

  • Holotype NIGP180512, male, housed in the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology (NIGPAS, China), in Early Miocene (16–23 Mya) amber from the North Shewa Zone, Amhara region, Ethiopa.
  • Paratype IGR.ET2015/001a, male, housed in the Geological Museum of the University of Rennes (IGR, France), same locality as holotyype.