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 Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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)