Archimyrmex rostratus Cockerell 1923 (bulldog ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1923. The earliest known ponerine ant. The Entomologist 56:51-52

Belongs to Archimyrmex according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Archibald et al. 2006, Carpenter 1930, Cockerell 1923, Dlussky and Perfilieva 2003 and Dlussky and Rasnitsyn 2002

Sister taxa: Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi, Archimyrmex smekali, Archimyrmex wedmannae

Type specimen: UCM 15174, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Ute Trail, Roan Plateau (station 1), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (8: Colorado collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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