Ponera elegantissima

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Ponera elegantissima
Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Rott, Westphalia, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ponera
Species: P. elegantissima
Binomial name
Ponera elegantissima
Meunier, 1923

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Rott, Westphalia, Germany (Late Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • elegantissima. †Ponera elegantissima Meunier, 1923: 609 (caste ?) GERMANY (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Meunier, F. 1923. Sur quelques nouveaux insectes des lignites oligocènes (Aquitanien) de Rott, Siebengebirge (Rhénanie). Proc. Sect. Sci. K. Akad. Wet. Amst. 26: 605-612 (page 609, caste ?)