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Species: †Acanthognathus poinari   Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 1994 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Acanthognathus poinari Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 1994 PDF: 41, figs. 20, 21, 26, 27 (q.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 17.


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

Distribution Notes:

Dominican amber; Early Miocene (16-19 Ma).


Holotype H-10-135, in Poinar coll., Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A.


  • Baroni Urbani C., De Andrade M. L. 1994. First description of fossil Dacetini ants with a critical analysis of the current classification of the tribe (Amber Collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. VI: Dacetini). Stuttgarter Beitrage zur Naturkunde (B), 198: 1-65.
  • Bolton B. 2000. The ant tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, 65 (1-2): 1-1028.

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