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Species: †Cananeuretus occidentalis   Engel & Grimaldi, 2005 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cananeuretus occidentalis Engel & Grimaldi, 2005 PDF: 18, figs. 2, 10, 11 (w.) CANADA (Cretaceous). AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Distribution Notes:

Grassy Lake amber, Alberta, Canada; Late Cretaceous, Campanian (ca. 79 Ma).


Holotype TMP 8.89.7, other specimen TMP 91.149.3, in Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, Drumheller, Canada.


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.

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