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Species: †Iridomyrmex breviantennis   Théobald, 1937 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Iridomyrmex breviantennis Théobald, 1937a PDF: 209, pl. 4, figs. 5, 7; pl. 14, fig. 20 (q.) GERMANY (Eocene/Oligocene boundary). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Provisionally retained in Iridomyrmex: Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 15.
Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Iridomyrmex: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011 PDF: 167.
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Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Kleinkems, Germany; Early Oligocene (29-34 Ma).

Identification:

* Iridomyrmex breviantennus Theobald, 1937: 50, pl. 4, figs. 5, 7; pl. 14, fig. 20 (m.).

Comments:

Type material in Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland.

Taxonomic Notes:

Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 167, incertae sedis in Iridomyrmex:

References:

  • Theobald N. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocenes de France. Memoires de la Societe des Sciences de Nancy, 2: 1-473.
  • Heterick B. E., Shattuck S. 2011. Revision of the ant genus Iridomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa, 2845: 1-175.


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