Canapone dentata

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Canapone dentata
Temporal range: Campanian, Late Cretaceous
Foremost Formation amber, Alberta, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Genus: Canapone
Species: C. dentata
Binomial name
Canapone dentata
Dlussky, 1999

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This taxon was described from Canada (Cretaceous).




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

  • dentata. †Canapone dentata Dlussky, 1999b: 76, fig. 2 (w.) CANADA (Cretaceous).



  • Dlussky, G. M. 1999c. New ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Canadian amber. Paleontol. Zh. 1999(4 4: 73-76 (page 76, fig. 2 worker described)
  • Dlussky, G. M. 1999d. New ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Canadian amber. Paleontol. J. 33: 409-412 (English Translation)