Casaleia

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Casaleia
Temporal range: 42–0 Ma
Middle Eocene – Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Casaleia
Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1990
Type species
Protamblyopone inversa, now Casaleia inversa
Diversity
4 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Bol’shaya Svetlovodnaya, Sikhote-Alin, Russia (Priabonian, Late Eocene), Chon-Tyz mine, Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan (Middle Miocene), Messel, Germany (Lutetian, Middle Eocene), Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CASALEIA [Amblyoponinae]
    • Casaleia Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1990: 5. Replacement name for †Protamblyopone Dlussky, 1981: 65. [Junior homonym of Protamblyopone Wheeler, W.M. 1927c: 1.]
  • PROTAMBLYOPONE [junior homonym, see †Casaleia]
    • Protamblyopone Dlussky, 1981: 65. Type-species: †Protamblyopone inversa, by original designation. [Junior homonym of Protamblyopone Wheeler, above.]
    • Casaleia Pagliano & Scaramozzino, 1990: 5, replacement name for †Protamblyopone Dlussky.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 164, Caseleia in Ponerinae, Amblyoponini)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 134, Caseleia in Ponerinae, Amblyoponini)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 155, Caseleia in Ponerinae, Amblyoponini)
  • Pagliano, G.; Scaramozzino, P. 1990 [1989]. Elenco dei generi di Hymenoptera del mundo. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 68: 1-210 (page 5, Replacement name for Protamblyopone Dlussky, 1981:65; junior homonym of Protamblyopone Wheeler, W.M. 1927:1 (Formicidae))