Discothyrea gigas

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Discothyrea gigas
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. gigas
Binomial name
Discothyrea gigas
De Andrade, 1998

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • gigas. †Discothyrea gigas De Andrade, 1998b: 205, figs. 1-3, 5, 6 (w.q.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).

Material: Coll. POINAR, Oregon State University, no. H-10-178-A.

Description

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