Ctenobethylus succinalis

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Ctenobethylus succinalis
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Ctenobethylus
Species: Ctenobethylus succinalis
Brues, 1939

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Ctenobethylus goepperti.


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

  • succinalis. †Ctenobethylus succinalis Brues, 1939: 262, fig. 7 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Junior synonym of †goepperti: Brown, 1977: 214.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1977 [1976]. Ctenobethylus (Bethylidae) a new synonym of Iridomyrmex (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Psyche (Camb.) 83: 213-215 (page 214, Junior synonym of goepperti)
  • Brues, C. T. 1939. New Oligocene Braconidae and Bethylidae from Baltic amber. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 32: 251-263 (page 262, fig. 7 worker described)