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**[[Media:Engel & Grimaldi 2005.pdf|Engel, M.S., Grimaldi, D.A. 2005. Primitive new ants in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, New Jersey, and Canada (Hymenoptrea: Formicidae). American Museum Novitates 3485: 1-24]] ({{doi|10.1206/0003-0082(2005)485[0001:PNAICA]2.0.CO;2}}). (page 18, figs. 2, 10-11 worker described)
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*[[Media:Engel & Grimaldi 2005.pdf|Engel, M.S., Grimaldi, D.A. 2005. Primitive new ants in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, New Jersey, and Canada (Hymenoptrea: Formicidae). American Museum Novitates 3485: 1-24]] ({{doi|10.1206/0003-0082(2005)485[0001:PNAICA]2.0.CO;2}}). (page 18, figs. 2, 10-11 worker described)
 
*[[Media:Perrichot, V. 2019. New Cretaceous records (abstract).pdf|Perrichot, V. 2019. New Cretaceous records and the diversification of crown-group ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 8th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods & Amber, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.]]
 
*[[Media:Perrichot, V. 2019. New Cretaceous records (abstract).pdf|Perrichot, V. 2019. New Cretaceous records and the diversification of crown-group ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). 8th International Congress on Fossil Insects, Arthropods & Amber, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.]]
  

Revision as of 10:20, 23 May 2020

Cananeuretus occidentalis
Temporal range: Campanian, Late Cretaceous Foremost Formation amber, Alberta, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Aneuretinae
Genus: Cananeuretus
Species: C. occidentalis
Binomial name
Cananeuretus occidentalis
Engel & Grimaldi, 2005

While Cananeuretus occidentalis is currently placed in the subfamily Aneuretinae, this placement is uncertain as the species was based on a unique specimen that was only partial or partly visible and its precise affinity remains enigmatic (Perrichot, 2019).

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Canada (Cretaceous).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • occidentalis. †Cananeuretus occidentalis Engel & Grimaldi, 2005: 18, figs. 2, 10, 11 (w.) CANADA (Cretaceous).

Description

References