Gesomyrmex annectens

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Gesomyrmex annectens
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Gesomyrmex
Species: Gesomyrmex annectens
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Gesomyrmex hoernesi.

Nomenclature

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

  • annectens. †Gesomyrmex annectens Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 107, fig. 52 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Junior synonym of †hoernesi: Wheeler, W.M. 1929a: 11.

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 107, fig. 52 worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1929a. The identity of the ant genera Gesomyrmex Mayr and Dimorphomyrmex Ernest André. Psyche (Camb.) 36: 1-12 (page 11, Junior synonym of hoernesi)