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Species: †Myanmyrma gracilis   Engel & Grimaldi, 2005 

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

Myanmyrma gracilis Engel & Grimaldi, 2005 PDF: 14, figs. 1, 9 (w.) MYANMAR (Cretaceous). AntCat AntWiki HOL
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Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Burmese amber, Tanai village, Myanmar; Mid-Cretaceous, Early Cenomanian (98.79 +- 0.62 Ma; Shi et al., 2012).

Comments:

Holotype AMNH Bu-014; other specimens Bu-225, Bu-1509, in American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA.

References:

  • 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.
  • Shi G., Grimaldi D.A., Harlow G.E., Wang Jing, Wang Jun, Yang M., Lei W., Li Q., Li X., 2012. Age constraint on Burmese amber based on U?Pb dating of zircons. Cretaceous Research, 37: 155-163.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1999-01-01

Type specimens: holotype: amnh-bu014



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