Cyphomyrmex maya

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Cyphomyrmex maya
Temporal range: middle Miocene
Mexican amber, Chiapas, Mexico
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Cyphomyrmex
Species: C. maya
Binomial name
Cyphomyrmex maya
De Andrade, 2003

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Mexican amber.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • maya. †Cyphomyrmex maya De Andrade, 2003: 133, fig. 1 (w.) MEXICAN AMBER.

Description

References

  • De Andrade, M. L. 2003b. First descriptions of two new amber species of Cyphomyrmex from Mexico and the Dominican Republic (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Beitr. Entomol. 53(1): 131-139 (page 133, fig. 1 worker described)