Tetraponera oligocenica

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Tetraponera oligocenica
Temporal range: Late Eocene Célas, Gard, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: T. oligocenica
Binomial name
Tetraponera oligocenica
(Théobald, 1937)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Célas, Gard, France (Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • oligocenica. †Sima oligocenica Théobald, 1937b: 127, pl. 10, fig. 16 (caste?) FRANCE (Oligocene). Combination in Tetraponera: Ward, 1990: 489.

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 489, Combination in Tetraponera)