Technomyrmex hispaniolae Wilson 1985 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Alternative combinations: Iridomyrmex hispaniolae, Linepithema hispaniolae

Full reference: E. O. Wilson. 1985. Ants of the Dominican Amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 3. The Subfamily Dolichoderinae. Psyche 92(1):17-37

Belongs to Technomyrmex according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Brandão et al. 1999, Heterick and Shattuck 2011, Shattuck 1992 and Wilson 1985

Sister taxa: Technomyrmex caritatis, Technomyrmex deletus, Technomyrmex septentrionalis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dominican amber, Las Bocas de Licey (MCZ coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (9 collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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