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Species: †Myrmica rudis   (Mayr, 1868) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Macromischa rudis Mayr, 1868c PDF: 85, pl. 4, fig. 85 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Nothomyrmica: Wheeler, 1915i PDF: 60.
Combination in Myrmica: Radchenko et al., 2007 PDF: 1495.
// Distribution


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

Distribution Notes:

Baltic amber; middle to Late Eocene (34-42 Ma).


Holotype presumably lost; one specimen MZPAN 1945/6 in Museum Ziemi, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.


  • Mayr G. L. 1868. Die Ameisen des baltischen Bernsteins. Beitrage zur Naturkunde Preussens, 1: 1-102.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1915. The ants of the Baltic amber. Schriften der Physikalisch-Okonomischen Gesellschaft zu Konigsberg, 55: 1-142.
  • Radchenko A., and Elmes G. W. 2010. Myrmica ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Old World. Fauna Mundi, 3: 1-789.
  • 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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