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Species: Pachycondyla minuta   MacKay & MacKay, 2010 

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Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

Current Valid Name:

Rasopone minuta

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pachycondyla minuta MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 463, figs. 91, 97, 100, 181, 585, map 66 (w.q.) MEXICO. Neotropic. Primary type information: MEXICO: Chiapas, 10kW Palenque, 30.May.1988; W. Mackay #10600; MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Fossil species in bituminous claystone of Grube Messel, Hesse, Germany; middle Eocene, Lutetian (ca. 47 Ma).


  • MacKay, W. P.; MacKay, E. 2010. The systematics and biology of the New World ants of the genus Pachycondyla (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, xii+642 pp.
  • Dlussky G. M., Wedmann S., 2012. The poneromorph ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae: Amblyoponinae, Ectatomminae, Ponerinae) of Grube Messel, Germany: high diversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 10(4): 725-753.

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