Leptomyrmex neotropicus Baroni Urbani 1980 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Alternative combination: Camponotus neotropicus

Full reference: C. Baroni Urbani. 1980. The first fossil species of the Australian ant genus Leptomyrmex in amber from the Dominican Republic (Amber collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. III: Leptomyrmicini). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 62:1-10

Belongs to Leptomyrmex according to P. Barden et al. 2017

See also Baroni Urbani 1980, Baroni Urbani and Wilson 1987, Bolton 2012, Boudinot et al. 2016 and Wilson 1985

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS Do-996-K-1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (SMNS coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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