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Species: †Myrmica obsoleta   Heer, 1849 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmica obsoleta Heer, 1849: 160, pl. 13, fig. 3 (q.) AUSTRIA (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 160].
Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Myrmica: Radchenko et al., 2007 PDF: 1494; Radchenko & Elmes, 2010 PDF: 667.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Austria

Distribution Notes:

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

Identification:

Also described as new in Heer, 1850: 160, pl. 13, fig. 3 (q.).

Comments:

Specimen MNHN.F.B31778 in Paleontology Department of the Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.

Taxonomic Notes:

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

References:

  • Heer O. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiargebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Teil: Heuschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflugler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen. W. Engelmann, Leipzig: 264 pp.
  • 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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