Camponotus tokunagai

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Camponotus tokunagai
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. tokunagai
Binomial name
Camponotus tokunagai
Naora, 1933

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Fushun amber, Liaoning, China (Ypresian, Early Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tokunagai. †Camponotus tokunagai Naora, 1933: 208, pl. 19, B1 (q.) FUSHUN AMBER (China: Liaoning, Eocene).
    • Status as species: Burnham, 1979: 116; Bolton, 1995b: 127.

Description

References

  • Naora, N. 1933. Notes on some fossil insects from East-Asiatic continent, with descriptions of three new species. Entomol. World Tokyo 1: 208-219 (page 208, pl. 19 caste? described)