Discothyrea gigas

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Discothyrea gigas
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. gigas
Binomial name
Discothyrea gigas
De Andrade, 1998

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gigas. †Discothyrea gigas De Andrade, 1998b: 205, figs. 1-3, 5, 6 (w.q.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Description

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