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Species: †Pachycondyla messeliana   Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pachycondyla messeliana Dlussky & Wedmann, 2012 PDF: 734, fig. 8 (q.) GERMANY (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

In bituminous claystone of Grube Messel, Hesse, Germany; middle Eocene, Lutetian (ca. 47 Ma).

Comments:

Holotype FIS MeI-4744 (gyne), in Forschungsstation Grube Messel of the Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

References:

Dlussky G. M., Wedmann S. (2012). The poneromorph ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae: Amblyoponinae, Ectatomminae, Ponerinae) of Grube Messel, Germany: high diversity in the Eocene. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 10(4): 725-753.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: holotype: smfmei4744



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