Linguamyrmex

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Revision as of 09:22, 4 May 2020 by SShattuck (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Linguamyrmex
Temporal range: Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Haidomyrmecinae
Genus: Linguamyrmex
Barden & Grimaldi, 2017
Type species
Linguamyrmex vladi
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

Photo Gallery

  • Linguamyrmex.jpg
  • Barden et al. 2017, Fig. 4, Linguamyrmex with beetle larva.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon is known from Burmese amber, Kachin Province, Myanmar (Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • LINGUAMYRMEX [†Haidomyrmecinae]
    • Linguamyrmex Barden & Grimaldi, 2017: 839. Type-species: †Linguamyrmex vladi, by original desgination.

Taxonomic history

  • Linguamyrmex in †Haidomyrmecinae: Perrichot, Wang & Barden, 2020: 3.

References