Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi

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Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi
Temporal range: Template:Pilcaniyeu, Argentina fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Genus: Archimyrmex
Species: A. piatnitzkyi
Binomial name
Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi
(Viana & Haedo Rossi, 1957)



This taxon was described from Argentina (Upper Oligocene-Lower Miocene).




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

  • piatnitzkyi. †Ameghinoia piatnitzkyi Viana & Haedo Rossi, 1957: 113, figs. 1-3, 3 pls. (q.) ARGENTINA (Upper Oligocene-Lower Miocene). Combination in †Archimyrmex: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2003: 44.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 63, catalogue)
  • Dlussky, G. M.; Perfilieva, K.S. 2003a. Paleogene ants of the genus Archimyrmex Cockerell, 1923 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmeciinae). Paleontol. Zh. 1: 40-49 (page 45, Combination in Archimyrmex)
  • Petrulevicius, J. F. 1999. Cenozoic insects from Argentina. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. 58(1/2): 95-103 (see also)
  • Viana, M. J.; Haedo Rossi, J. A. 1957. Primer hallazgo en el hemisferio sur de Formicidae extinguidos y catálogo mundial de los Formicidae fósiles. Primera parte. Ameghiniana 1(1/2 2: 108-113 (page 113, figs. 1-3, 3 pls. queen described)