Myrmica bicolor

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Myrmica bicolor
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica bicolor
Heer, 1867

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Paraphaenogaster tertiaria.


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

  • bicolor. †Myrmica bicolor Heer, 1867: 31, pl. 2, fig. 11 (q.?) CROATIA (Miocene). Junior synonym of †tertiaria: Dalla Torre, 1893: 117. See also: Mayr, 1867b: 60.


  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 117, Junior synonym of tertiaria)
  • Heer, O. 1867. Fossile Hymenopteren aus Oeningen und Radoboj. Neue Denkschr. Allg. Schweiz. Ges. Gesammten Naturwiss. 22(4 4: 1-42 (page 31, pl. 2, fig. 11 queen? described)
  • Mayr, G. 1867b. Vorläufige Studien über die Radoboj-Formiciden, in der Sammlung der k. k. geologischen Reichsanstalt. Jahrb. K-K. Geol. Reichsanst. Wien 17: 47-62 (page 60, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 278, Replacement name: displicentia)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1986b. Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the northern part of the Far East. Pp. 91-102 in: Ler, P. A. (ed.) Systematics and ecology of insects from the Far East. Vladivostok: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, 155 pp. (page 94, figs. 1-5 worker, queen, male described)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1990b. Ants of the subgenus Dendrolasius Ruzsky, 1912 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, genus Lasius Fabricius, 1804) from the Soviet Far East. Entomol. Rev. (Wash.) 69(4 4: 99-111 (page 106, see also)