Formica ovala

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Formica ovala
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. ovala
Binomial name
Formica ovala
Zhang, J., 1989

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from China (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ovala. †Formica ovala Zhang, 1989: 289, figs. 290, 291 (m.) CHINA (Miocene).

Description

References

  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 289, fig. 290, 291 male described)