Plagiolepis labilis

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Plagiolepis labilis
Temporal range: Late/Upper Miocene Sicilian amber, Italy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. labilis
Binomial name
Plagiolepis labilis
Emery, 1891

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Sicilian amber, Italy (Late/Upper Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • labilis. †Plagiolepis labilis Emery, 1891a: 154, pl. 3, figs. 29-32 (w.) SICILIAN AMBER (Miocene).

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1891b. Le formiche dell'ambra Siciliana nel Museo Mineralogico dell'Università di Bologna. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)1:141-165 (page 154, pl. 3, figs. 29-32 worker described)