Plesiomyrmex

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Plesiomyrmex
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: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Plesiomyrmex
Dlussky & Radchenko, 2009
Type species
Plesiomyrmex tubulatus
Diversity
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • PLESIOMYRMEX [Myrmicinae: Myrmicini]
    • †Plesiomyrmex Dlussky & Radchenko, 2009: 437. Type-species: †Plesiomyrmex tubulatus, by original designation.

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