Gerontoformica gracilis

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Gerontoformica gracilis
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Gerontoformica
Species group: orientalis
Species: G. gracilis
Binomial name
Gerontoformica gracilis
(Barden & Grimaldi, 2014)

Barden & Grimaldi, 2014-5 Sphecomyrmodes-gracilis1.jpg



This taxon was described from Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).



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

  • gracilis. †Sphecomyrmodes gracilis Barden & Grimaldi, 2014: 4, figs. 2A-C (w.) MYANMAR (Burmese amber). Combination in †Gerontoformica: Barden & Grimaldi, 2016: Supplemental Information.