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Species: †Camponotus palaeopterus   (Zhang, 1989) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Shanwangella palaeoptera Zhang, 1989 PDF: 308, fig. 307 (q.) CHINA (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus: Hong & Wu, 2000: 19.
// Distribution


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

Distribution Notes:

Shanwang, China; Early Miocene (ca. 17 Ma).


Holotype 79051, repository in China unknown.


  • Zhang J.-F. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, Jinan, China: 459 pp. [in Chinese]
  • Hong Y.-C., Wu J. 2000. The emendation of Shanwangella palaeoptera Zhang and its concerned problems. Geoscience, 14(1): 15-20.

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