Eoformica brevipetiola LaPolla and Greenwalt 2015 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: J. S. LaPolla and D. E. Greenwalt. 2015. Fossil ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Middle Eocene Kishenehn Formation. Sociobiology 62:163-174

Belongs to Eoformica according to J. S. LaPolla and D. E. Greenwalt 2015

Sister taxa: Eoformica expectans, Eoformica globularis, Eoformica latimedia, Eoformica magna, Eoformica pinguis

Type specimen: USNM 609610, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Spring site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn), which is in a Lutetian lacustrine - large shale in the Kishenehn Formation of Montana.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Spring site, Middle Fork Flathead River (Kishenehn)

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