Cyphomyrmex maya

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Cyphomyrmex maya
Temporal range: middle Miocene
Mexican amber, Chiapas, Mexico
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cyphomyrmex
Species: C. maya
Binomial name
Cyphomyrmex maya
De Andrade, 2003

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Mexican amber.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • maya. †Cyphomyrmex maya De Andrade, 2003: 133, fig. 1 (w.) MEXICAN AMBER.

Description

References

  • De Andrade, M. L. 2003b. First descriptions of two new amber species of Cyphomyrmex from Mexico and the Dominican Republic (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Beitr. Entomol. 53(1): 131-139 (page 133, fig. 1 worker described)