Zhangidris atopogaster

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Zhangidris atopogaster
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Zhangidris
Species: Z. atopogaster
Binomial name
Zhangidris atopogaster
(Zhang, J., 1989)



This taxon was described from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).



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

  • atopogaster. †Heteromyrmex atopogaster Zhang, 1989: 271, fig. 274 (m.?) CHINA (Miocene). Combination in †Zhangidris: Bolton, 2003: 259.



  • Hong, Y.; Wu, J.; Ren, D. 2001. Emendation of Heteromyrmex Zhang, 1989 and Tylolasius Zhang, 1989 (Hymenoptera, Formicoidae [Formicidae]) from the Miocene Shanwang Basin, Shandong Province, China. Geol. Rev. (Beijing) 47: 345-349 (emendation)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 271, fig. 274 male? described)