Formica quadrata

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Formica quadrata
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: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. quadrata
Binomial name
Formica quadrata
Holl, 1829

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.

  • quadrata. †Formica quadrata Holl, 1829: 140 (no caste given) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Holl, F. 1829. Handbuch der Petrefactenkunde. Bd. 2 [part]. Dresden: P. O. Hilschersche Buchhandlung, pp. 117-232. (page 140, no caste given)