Stenamma berendti

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Stenamma berendti
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Stenamma
Species: S. berendti
Binomial name
Stenamma berendti
(Mayr, 1868)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene)..

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • berendti. †Aphaenogaster berendti Mayr, 1868c: 82, pl. 4, fig. 78, 79 (m.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Combination in Stenamma: Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 53. Incertae sedis in Stenamma: DuBois, 1998b: 313.

Description

References

  • DuBois, M. B. 1998a. A revision of the ant genus Stenamma in the Palaearctic and Oriental regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Sociobiology 29: 193-403 (page 313, Incertae sedis in Stenamma)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 53, Combination in Stenamma)