Paraphaenogaster hooleyana 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 Paraphaenogaster according to G. M. Dlussky and K. S. Perfilieva 2014

Sister taxa: Paraphaenogaster avita, Paraphaenogaster dumetorum, Paraphaenogaster jurinei, Paraphaenogaster lapidescens, Paraphaenogaster maculata, Paraphaenogaster maculipes, Paraphaenogaster microphthalmus, Paraphaenogaster paludosa, Paraphaenogaster pannonica, Paraphaenogaster shanwangensis, Paraphaenogaster tertiaria

Type specimen: BMNH In.24963, a forewing. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Hooley coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Bembridge Marls (Hooley coll)

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