Tetraponera klebsi

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Tetraponera klebsi
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: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. klebsi
Binomial name
Tetraponera klebsi
(Wheeler, W.M., 1915)

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • klebsi. †Sima klebsi Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 41, fig. 10 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Combination in Tetraponera: Ward, 1990: 489. See also: Dlussky, 2009: 1083.

Description

References

  • Ward, P. S. 1990. The ant subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): generic revision and relationship to other formicids. Syst. Entomol. 15: 449-489 (page 641, Combination in Tetraponera)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 41, fig. 10 worker described)