Manica iviei

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Manica iviei
Temporal range: Rupelian, Oligocene
Canyon Ferry Reservoir, Montana, United States
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Manica
Species: M. iviei
Binomial name
Manica iviei
LaPolla, 2023

Photo Gallery

  • LaPolla (2023), Fig. 5. Holotype Manica iviei queen in ventral view, MOR-IV-2723.
  • LaPolla (2023), Fig. 6. Forewing venation. Venation naming convention follows Perfilieva et al. (2017) and Bolton (pers. comm.). R= radial, M= medial, Cu= cubital, A= anal, fn= fenestra in vein. Liometopum greenwalti (queen) (holotype MOR-IV-1465); Camponotus sp. (male) (MOR-IV-504); Lasius sp. (queen) (MOR-IV-1178); Manica iviei (queen) (paratype MOR-IV-974). Scale bars = 1 mm.

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Canyon Ferry Reservoir, Montana, United States (Rupelian, Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • iviei. †Manica iviei LaPolla, 2023: 392, figs. 5, 6 (w.) UNITED STATES (Oligocene).

Type Material

  • Holotype queen (compression fossil in dorsal view) MOR-IV-2723.
  • 1 paratype queen: MOR-IV-974.

Description

References