Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
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Temporal range: Ypresian, Early Eocene Fushun amber, Liaoning, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Sinotenuicapito
Hong, 2002
Type species
Sinotenuicapito badis
1 fossil species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

The taxonomomic placement of this genus has been uncertain but Ward et al. (2016) places it within the Formicinae (but unplaced to tribe).




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

  • SINOTENUICAPITO [incertae sedis in Formicidae (probably Dolichoderinae)]
    • Sinotenuicapito Hong, 2002: 587. Type-species: †Sinotenuicapito badis, by original designation.