Avitomyrmex

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Avitomyrmex
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene McAbee, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Avitomyrmex
Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006
Type species
Avitomyrmex mastax
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from McAbee, British Columbia, Canada (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • AVITOMYRMEX [incertae sedis in Myrmeciinae]
    • Avitomyrmex Archibald, Cover & Moreau, 2006: 495. Type-species: †Avitomyrmex mastax, by original designation.

References