Yantaromyrmex

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Yantaromyrmex
Temporal range: 42–37 Ma Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Yantaromyrmex
Dlussky & Dubovikoff, 2013
Type species
Hypoclinea geinitzi, now Yantaromyrmex geinitzi
Diversity
5 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Yantaromyrmex geinitzi MBI2290 02.jpg

Yantaromyrmex geinitzi MBI2291 02.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene), Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene), Danish-Scandinavian amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene), Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • YANTAROMYRMEX [Dolichoderinae]
    • Yantaromyrmex Dlussky & Dubovikoff, 2013: 307. Type-species: †Hypoclinea geinitzi, by original designation.

References