Tapinoma minutissimum

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Tapinoma minutissimum
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene
Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: T. minutissimum
Binomial name
Tapinoma minutissimum
Emery, 1891

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Sicilian amber (Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • minutissimum. †Tapinoma minutissimum Emery, 1891a: 153, pl. 3, figs. 24, 25 (m.) SICILIAN AMBER (Oligocene).

Description

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