Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi

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Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi
Temporal range: Early Lutetian, middle Eocene
Ventana Formation, Confluencia, Neuquen region, Argentina
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 Ventana Formation, Confluencia, Neuquen region, Argentina (Early Lutetian, Middle Eocene).



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 (Río Negro, Eocene).
    • Combination in *Archimyrmex: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2003: 44.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 20; Burnham, 1979: 108; Bolton, 1995b: 63; Petrulevicius, 1999: 96; Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2003: 44 (redescription).