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.



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



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.