Kyromyrma neffi

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Kyromyrma neffi
Temporal range: Turonian, Late Cretaceous
Raritan (New Jersey) amber, New Jersey, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Kyromyrma
Species: K. neffi
Binomial name
Kyromyrma neffi
Grimaldi & Agosti, 2000

This is the oldest-known member of the subfamily Formicinae (Grimaldi et al., 2018; Perrichot, 2019).

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from U.S.A.

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • neffi. †Kyromyrma neffi Grimaldi & Agosti, 2000: 13681, fig. 1 (w.) U.S.A. (Cretaceous).

Description

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