Emplastus kozlovi Dlussky and Perfilieva 2014 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: G. M. Dlussky and K. S. Perfilieva. 2014. Superfamily Formicoidea Latreille, 1802. The wasps, bees and ants (Insecta: Vespida=Hymenoptera) from the Insect Limestone (Late Eocene) of the Isle of Wight, UK. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 104

Belongs to Emplastus according to G. M. Dlussky and K. S. Perfilieva 2014

Sister taxa: Emplastus antiquus, Emplastus biamoensis, Emplastus britannicus, Emplastus dubius, Emplastus elongatus, Emplastus gurnetensis, Emplastus haueri, Emplastus hypolithus, Emplastus macrops, Emplastus miocenicus, Emplastus ocellus

Type specimen: BMNH PI II.2784, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burnt Wood, Bembridge Marls (BMNH collection), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Bembridge Marls Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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