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



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



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).



  • 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)