Messelepone Dlussky and Wedmann 2012 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

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

Parent taxon: Ponerinae according to G. M. Dlussky and S. Wedmann 2012

Sister taxa: Afropone, Cephalopone, Cyrtopone, Eogorgites, Eoponerites, Furcisutura, Longicapitia, Odontomachini, Platythyreini, Ponerini, Poneropsis pallida, Protopone, Taphopone

Subtaxa: Messelepone leptogenoides

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Type: Messelepone leptogenoides

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

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