Formica tripartita

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Formica tripartita
Temporal range: Early Oligocene
Kleinkems, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. tripartita
Binomial name
Formica tripartita
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from France (Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tripartita. †Formica tripartita Théobald, 1937b: 214, pl. 15, figs. 4-8 (q.m.) FRANCE (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 214, pl. 15, figs. 4-8 queen, male described)