Temnothorax praecreolus

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Temnothorax praecreolus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Temnothorax
Species: T. praecreolus
Binomial name
Temnothorax praecreolus
(De Andrade, 1992)

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.

  • praecreolus. †Leptothorax (Macromischa) praecreolus De Andrade, 1992: 344, figs. 1, 2 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene). Combination in Temnothorax: Bolton, 2003: 272.

Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Basel, no. PE-107.

Description

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