Aphaenogaster lapidescens

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Aphaenogaster lapidescens
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. lapidescens
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster lapidescens
Zhang, J., 1989

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from China (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • lapidescens. †Aphaenogaster (Sinaphaenogaster) lapidescens Zhang, 1989: 269, fig. 272 (q.) CHINA (Miocene).

Description

References

  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 269, queen described)