Paraphaenogaster tertiaria

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Paraphaenogaster tertiaria
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Paraphaenogaster
Species: P. tertiaria
Binomial name
Paraphaenogaster tertiaria
(Heer, 1849)

Dlussky-&-Putyatina 2014-44Paraphaenogaster-tertiaria.jpg




This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • tertiaria. †Myrmica tertiaria Heer, 1849: 159, pl. 13, fig. 1 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 159.] Senior synonym of †bicolor: Dalla Torre, 1893: 117. See also: Mayr, 1867b: 58. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1494; in Paraphaenogaster: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 271.
  • 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.