Pachycondyla petrosa

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Pachycondyla petrosa
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Genus: Pachycondyla
Species: P. petrosa
Binomial name
Pachycondyla petrosa
Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Eocene Ants from Germany.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • petrosa. †Pachycondyla petrosa Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012: 736, fig. 11 (w. or q.) GERMANY (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G.M. & Wedmann, S. 2012. The poneromorph ants of Grube Messel, Germany: high biodiversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10: 725-753.