Dolichoderus mesosternalis

Dolichoderus mesosternalis is an extinct species of Eocene ant in the genus Dolichoderus. Described by William Morton Wheeler in 1915, a fossilised worker of the species was found in the Baltic amber.[1]

Dolichoderus mesosternalis
Temporal range: Middle to Late Eocene
Dolichoderus mesosternalis IGRBA013 dorsal.jpg
Worker in Baltic amber
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species:
D. mesosternalis
Binomial name
Dolichoderus mesosternalis
Wheeler, 1915

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wheeler, W. M. (1915). "The ants of the Baltic amber". Schriften der Physikalisch-Okonomischen Gesellschaft zu Konigsberg. 55 (4): 1–142.