Taphopone 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

Parent taxon: Ponerinae according to G. M. Dlussky and K. S. Perfilieva 2014

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

Subtaxa: Taphopone aberrans Taphopone karaganensis Taphopone macroptera Taphopone microptera Taphopone petrosa Taphopone stauropolitanus

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Type: Ponerites karaganensis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 5 collections including 10 occurrences

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