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Species: †Myrmica macrocephala   Heer, 1849 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica macrocephala Heer, 1849: 158, pl. 12, fig. 14 (q.) SWITZERLAND (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 158].
Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko et al., 2007 PDF: 1494; Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 667.
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Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

Oeningen, Switzerland; Late Miocene, Messinian (5.3-7.2 Ma).

Identification:

Heer, 1850: 158, pl. 12, fig. 14 (q.).

Comments:

Depository of type material unknown.

Taxonomic Notes:

Radchenko, Dlussky & Elmes, 2007: 1494, unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica.

References:

  • Heer O. 1850. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiargebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweite Abtheilung: Heuschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflugler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft fur die gesammten Naturwissenschaften, 1(11): 1-264.
  • 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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