Gnamptogenys levinates

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Gnamptogenys levinates
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Gnamptogenys
Species: G. levinates
Binomial name
Gnamptogenys levinates
Baroni Urbani, 1980

A Dominican amber fossil species.

Identification

A member of the levinates subgroup (in the mordax species group).

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • levinates. †Gnamptogenys levinates Baroni Urbani, 1980e: 5, figs. 5-8 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-926-K-1.

Description

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