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Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae (incertae sedis)
Genus: Eurymyrmex
Zhang, J., Sun & Zhang, X., 1994
Type species
Eurymyrmex geologicus
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist)




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

  • EURYMYRMEX [incertae sedis in Dolichoderinae]
    • Eurymyrmex Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994: 167 (English translation: 286). Type-species: †Eurymyrmex geologicus, by original designation.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 88, Eurymyrmex in Dolichoderinae, Dolichoderini)
  • Zhang, J., Sun, B. ; Zhang, X. 1994. Miocene insects and spiders from Shanwang, Shandong. Beijing: Science Press, v + 298 pp.: 298pp (page 167, Eurymyrmex as genus; Eurymyrmex in Dolichoderinae)