Wilsonia megagastrosa

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Wilsonia megagastrosa
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Wilsonia
Species: W. megagastrosa
Binomial name
Wilsonia megagastrosa
Hong, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Fushun amber, Liaoning, China (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • megagastrosa. †Wilsonia megagastrosa Hong, 2002: 608, figs. 565-573 (w.) CHINA (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Hong, Y.-C. 2002. Amber insects of China. Beijing Scientific and Technological Publishing

House/Henan Scientific and Technological Publishing House, Beijing, in 2 vols. (page 608, fig. described)