Dolichoderus polessus

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Dolichoderus polessus
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene
Rovno amber, Ukraine
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. polessus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus polessus
Dlussky, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Rovno amber (Priabonian, Late Eocene) and is also known from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • polessus. †Dolichoderus polessus Dlussky, 2002b: 59, fig. 2d (w.) ROVNO AMBER (Eocene).

Description

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