Leptogasteritus capricornutes

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Leptogasteritus capricornutes
Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene
Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Leptogasteritus
Species: L. capricornutes
Binomial name
Leptogasteritus capricornutes
Hong, 2002

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from China (Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • capricornutes. †Leptogasteritus capricornutes Hong, 2002: 577, figs. 460-471 (m.). CHINA (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Hong, Y.-C. 2002. Amber insects of China. Beijing Scientific and Technological Publishing House/Henan Scientific and Technological Publishing House, Beijing, in 2 vols. (page 577, fig. described)