Ypresiomyrma orbiculata

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Ypresiomyrma orbiculata
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene McAbee, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Genus: Ypresiomyrma
Species: Y. orbiculata
Binomial name
Ypresiomyrma orbiculata
Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006



This taxon was described from McAbee, British Columbia, Canada (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

British Colombia fossil map (Archibald et al., 2018).jpg

British Colombian fossil localities containing ants (Archibald et al., 2018).



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

  • orbiculata. †Ypresiomyrma orbiculata Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006: 492, figs. 2, 16M, 17A (q.) CANADA (Eocene).