Dolichoderus mesosternalis

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Dolichoderus mesosternalis
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. mesosternalis
Binomial name
Dolichoderus mesosternalis
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and Danish-Scandinavian amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • mesosternalis. †Dolichoderus (Hypoclinea) mesosternalis Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 81, fig. 36 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Dlussky, 2002b: 65.

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