Titanomyrma gigantea

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Titanomyrma gigantea
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formiciinae
Genus: Titanomyrma
Species: T. gigantea
Binomial name
Titanomyrma gigantea
(Lutz, 1986)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Messel, Germany (Lutetian, Middle Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gigantea. †Formicium giganteum Lutz, 1986: 190, figs. 3-8 (q.m.) GERMANY (Eocene). Combination in †Titanomyrma: Archibald, et al. 2011: 3680.

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