Myrmecites pusillus

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Myrmecites pusillus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Myrmecites
Species: M. pusillus
Binomial name
Myrmecites pusillus
(Heer, 1849)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pusillus. †Myrmica pusilla Heer, 1849: 164, pl. 13, fig. 9 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 164.] Combination in Crematogaster: Handlirsch, 1907: 873; in Myrmecites: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 274. See also: Mayr, 1867b: 59.

Description

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