Electromyrmex klebsi

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Electromyrmex klebsi
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Electromyrmex
Species: E. klebsi
Binomial name
Electromyrmex klebsi
Wheeler, W.M., 1910

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  • Electromyrmex klebsi, Baltic amber.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • klebsi. †Electromyrmex klebsi Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 164, fig. 94 (by indication) (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 56 (full description).

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910b. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. (page 164, fig. 94 (by indication) worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 56, (full description))