Plagiolepis paradoxa

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Plagiolepis paradoxa
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. paradoxa
Binomial name
Plagiolepis paradoxa
Dlussky, 2010

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene)..

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • paradoxa. †Plagiolepis paradoxa Dlussky, 2010: 68, fig. 1e (m.) BITTERFELD AMBER (Eocene).

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G.M. 2010. Ants of the genus Plagiolepis Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Late Eocene ambers of Europe. Paleontological Journal, 44, 546–555.