Liometopum imhoffii Heer 1849

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Alternative combination: Formica imhoffii

Synonyms: Aphaenogaster livida Heer 1867, Formica schmidtii Heer 1849, Ponera affinis Heer 1849, Ponera fuliginosa radobojana Heer 1849, Ponera morio Heer 1867, Poneropsis affinis Heer 1849, Poneropsis livida Heer 1867, Poneropsis lugubris Heer 1867, Poneropsis morio Heer 1867

Full reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264

Belongs to Liometopum according to G. M. Dlussky and T. S. Putyatina 2014

See also Bolton 2012, Heer 1849, Heer 1867, Mayr 1867, Pongrácz 1928, Shattuck 1994 and Taylor 1964

Sister taxa: Liometopum bogdassarovi, Liometopum eremicum, Liometopum incognitum, Liometopum lubricum, Liometopum miocenicum, Liometopum oligocenicum, Liometopum potamophilum, Liometopum scudderi, Poneropsis brunascens, Poneropsis escheri, Poneropsis crassinervis, Poneropsis stygia, Poneropsis imhoffii, Poneropsis longaeva, Poneropsis fuliginosa, Poneropsis veneraria, Poneropsis rhenana, Poneropsis ventrosa, Poneropsis schmidtii, Poneropsis globosa

Type specimens:

  • Liometopum imhoffii: GBA 2009/016/0238, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.
  • Formica schmidtii: UMJG&P 77.594, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.
  • Ponera affinis: UMJG&P 77.638, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.
  • Ponera fuliginosa radobojana: UMJG&P 77.592, an exoskeleton.
  • Poneropsis livida: Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.
  • Poneropsis lugubris: NHMW 1852.XXIX.35, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.
  • Poneropsis morio: Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

Distribution:

• Miocene of Croatia (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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