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Species: †Eoformica expectans   (Théobald, 1937) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Gesomyrmex expectans Théobald, 1937a PDF: 210, pl. 4, fig. 13; pl. 14, fig. 21 (m.) GERMANY (Eocene/Oligocene boundary). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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

Distribution Notes:

Kleinkems, Germany; Eocene-Oligocene boundary (ca. 34 Ma).


Type material presumably in Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Switzerland.


  • Theobald N. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocenes de France. Memoires de la Societe des Sciences de Nancy, 2: 1-473.
  • Dlussky G. M., Wappler T., Wedmann S. 2009. Fossil ants of the genus Gesomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from the Eocene of Europe and remarks on the evolution of arboreal ant communities. Zootaxa, 2031: 1-20.

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