Tapinoma troche

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Tapinoma troche
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Tapinoma
Species: T. troche
Binomial name
Tapinoma troche
Wilson, 1985

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • troche. †Tapinoma trochis Wilson, 1985c: 34, fig. 12 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Holotype: Museum of Comparative Zoology, without number.

Description

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