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Species: †Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi   (Viana & Haedo Rossi, 1957) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ameghinoia piatnitzkyi Viana & Haedo Rossi, 1957 PDF: 113, figs. 1-3, 3 (q.) ARGENTINA (Oligocene-Miocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina

Distribution Notes:

Pilcaniyeu, Neuquen region, Argentina; Late Oligocene or Early Miocene? (ca. 23 Ma).


Holotype in Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Taxonomic Notes:

See also Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2002: 418. Baroni Urbani, 2008: 5, genus "incertae sedis in Formicidae".


  • Viana M.J., Haedo Rossi J.A. 1957. Primer hallazgo en el hemisferio sur de Formicidae extinguidos y catalogo mundial de los Formicidae fosiles. Revista de la Asociacion Paleontologica Argentina, 1(1-2): 108-113.
  • Dlussky G.M., Rasnitsyn A.P. 2002. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Formation Green River and some other Middle Eocene deposits of North America. Russian Entomological Journal, 11(4): 411-436.
  • Dlussky G.M., Perfilieva K.S. 2003. Paleogene ants of the genus Archimyrmex Cockerell, 1923 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmeciinae). Paleontological Journal, 37(1): 39-47.
  • Baroni Urbani C. 2008. Orthotaxonomy and parataxonomy of true and presumed bulldog ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Doriana, 8(358): 1-10.

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