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Species: †Sphecomyrma mesaki   Engel & Grimaldi, 2005 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Sphecomyrma mesaki Engel & Grimaldi, 2005 PDF: 7, fig. 5 (w.) USA, NEW JERSEY AMBER (Cretaceous). Primary type information: AMNH-NJ-1023; AMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States

Distribution Notes:

New Jersey amber, U.S.A.; Late Cretaceous, Turonian (ca. 92 Ma).


Engel M. S., Grimaldi D. A. 2005. Primitive new ants in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar, New Jersey, and Canada (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). American Museum Novitates, 3485: 1-23.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: holotype: amnh-nj1023

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