Acanthostichus hispaniolicus

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Acanthostichus hispaniolicus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Acanthostichus
Species: A. hispaniolicus
Binomial name
Acanthostichus hispaniolicus
De Andrade, 1998



This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • hispaniolicus. †Acanthostichus hispaniolicus De Andrade, 1998c: 272, figs. 1, 2 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-5205-1.



  • De Andrade, M. L. 1998b. First description of fossil Acanthostichus from Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 71: 269-274 (page 272, figs. 1, 2 worker described)