Ponerites eocenicus Dlussky and Rasnitsyn 2002 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: G. M. Dlussky and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2002. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Formation Green River and some other middle Eocene deposits of North America. Russian Entomological Journal 11:411-436

Belongs to Ponerites according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Dlussky and Rasnitsyn 2002

Sister taxa: Ponerites antropovi, Ponerites atavinus, Ponerites coloradensis, Ponerites crawleyi, Ponerites elongatus, Ponerites gracilior, Ponerites hooleyi, Ponerites hypoponeroides, Ponerites kishenehne, Ponerites nitidus, Ponerites oblongiceps, Ponerites tauricus, Ponerites tenuis, Ponerites umbrus

Type specimen: USNM 495919, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Anvil Points, Kohls locality 40193, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Green River Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Anvil Points, Kohls locality 40193

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