Zhangidris atopogaster

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Zhangidris atopogaster
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Genus: Zhangidris
Species: Z. atopogaster
Binomial name
Zhangidris atopogaster
(Zhang, J., 1989)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from China (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • atopogaster. †Heteromyrmex atopogaster Zhang, 1989: 271, fig. 274 (m.?) CHINA (Miocene). Combination in †Zhangidris: Bolton, 2003: 259.

Description

References

  • Hong, Y.; Wu, J.; Ren, D. 2001. Emendation of Heteromyrmex Zhang, 1989 and Tylolasius Zhang, 1989 (Hymenoptera, Formicoidae [Formicidae]) from the Miocene Shanwang Basin, Shandong Province, China. Geol. Rev. (Beijing) 47: 345-349 (emendation)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 271, fig. 274 male? described)