Tapinoma electrinum

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Tapinoma electrinum
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene Rovno amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: T. electrinum
Binomial name
Tapinoma electrinum
Dlussky, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • electrinum. †Tapinoma electrinum Dlussky, in Dlussky & Perkovsky, 2002: 9, fig. 3 (w.m.) UKRAINE (Rovno Amber).

Description

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