Imhoffia nigra

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Imhoffia nigra
Temporal range: Messinian, Late Miocene Oeningen, Switzerland
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Imhoffia
Species: I. nigra
Binomial name
Imhoffia nigra
Heer, 1849

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Switzerland (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nigra. †Imhoffia nigra Heer, 1849: 153, pl. 12, fig. 10 (q.) SWITZERLAND (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 153.]

Description

References

  • Heer, O. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Heuschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflüger, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, vi + 264 pp. (page 153, pl. 12, fig. 10 queen described)