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Species: †Prionomyrmex janzeni   Baroni Urbani, 2000 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Prionomyrmex janzeni Baroni Urbani, 2000 PDF: 474, figs. 1-6 (w.q.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Russia

Distribution Notes:

Baltic amber; middle to Late Eocene (34-42 Ma).


Holotype GPIH-Be1301 in Geologisch-Palaontologisches Institut der Universitat Hamburg, Germany.


  • Baroni Urbani C. 2000. Rediscovery of the Baltic amber ant genus Prionomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and its taxonomic consequences. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae, 93: 471-480.
  • Ward P.S., Brady S.G. 2003. Phylogeny and biogeography of the ant subfamily Myrmeciinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Invertebrate Systematics, 17: 361-386.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 2003. The Baltic amber species of Prionomyrmex (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mitteilungen aus dem Geologisch-Palaontologischen Institut der Universitat Hamburg, 87: 141-146.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 2005. Phylogeny and biogeography of the ant subfamily Prionomyrmecinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria", 96: 581-595.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 2008. Orthotaxonomy and parataxonomy of true and presumed bulldog ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Doriana, 8: 1-10.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: holotype: gpih-be1301

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