Dolichoderus polonicus

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Dolichoderus polonicus
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. polonicus
Binomial name
Dolichoderus polonicus
Dlussky, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • polonicus. †Dolichoderus polonicus Dlussky, 2002b: 58, figs. 2a-2c (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G. M. 2002a. Ants of the genus Dolichoderus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Baltic and Rovno ambers. Paleontol. Zh. 2002(1): 54-68 (page 58, figs. 2a-2c worker described)