Archimyrmex wedmannae Dlussky 2012 (bulldog ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: G. M. Dlussky. 2012. New fossil ants of the subfamily Myrmeciinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Germany. Paleontological Journal 46:288-292

Belongs to Archimyrmex according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Dlussky 2012

Sister taxa: Archimyrmex piatnitzkyi, Archimyrmex rostratus, Archimyrmex smekali

Type specimen: SMF Mel 2016, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit (Senckenberg SMF collection), which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Grube Messel Pit (Senckenberg SMF collection)

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