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Species: †Aphaenogaster archaica   (Meunier, 1915) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica archaica Meunier, 1915 PDF: 212, pl. 22, fig. 2 (m.) GERMANY (Oligocene). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Provisional combination in Aphaenogaster: Radchenko et al., 2007 PDF: 1494.
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Rott, Westphalia, Germany; Late Oligocene (ca. 23 Ma).


Depository of type material unknown.


  • Meunier F., 1915. Uber einige fossile Insekten aus den Braunkohlenschichten (Aquitanien) von Rott (Siebengebirge). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft, 67: 205-217.
  • Radchenko A., Dlussky G., Elmes G.W., 2007. The ants of the genus Myrmica (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Baltic and Saxonian amber (Late Eocene). Journal of Paleontology, 81(6): 1494-1501.

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