Solenopsis atavina

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Solenopsis atavina
Temporal range: Sarmatian, Upper Miocene Khronya Cape, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Solenopsis
Species: S. atavina
Binomial name
Solenopsis atavina
Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017



This taxon was described from Khronya Cape, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation (Sarmatian, Upper Miocene).



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

  • atavina. †Solenopsis atavinus Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017: 396, fig. 4, pl. 7, fig. 3 (q.) RUSSIA (Crimea, Miocene).

Type Material

Holotype. Incompletely preserved imprint of a female; from Khronya Cape (south-east margin of Yurkino Village), Crimea; the deposits are dated Late Miocene (Sarmatian; Nevesskaya et al., 1986). 12.7 - 11.6mya, Serravallian, Middle OR Upper Miocene (Arthropod Laboratory of the A.A. Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, no. 4703/23a).