Imhoffia pallida

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Imhoffia pallida
Temporal range: Messinian, Late Miocene
Oeningen, Switzerland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Imhoffia
Species: I. pallida
Binomial name
Imhoffia pallida
Heer, 1867

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Oeningen, Switzerland (Messinian, Late Miocene) and is also known from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • pallida. †Imhoffia pallida Heer, 1867: 28, pl. 2, fig. 9 (q.?) SWITZERLAND (Miocene)

Description

References

  • Heer, O. 1867. Fossile Hymenopteren aus Oeningen und Radoboj. Neue Denkschr. Allg. Schweiz. Ges. Gesammten Naturwiss. 22(4 4: 1-42 (page 28, pl. 2, fig. 9 queen ? described)