Vishnevaya Balka creek, outcrop 1 bed 1, Stavropol (PIN collection 254) (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (45.1° N, 42.3° E: paleocoordinates 45.5° N, 41.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

• Middle Miocene, Upper Chokrakian regional stage

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithified, carbonaceous shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: G. M. Dlussky. 1981. Miocenovye muravwi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) CCCP. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 183:64-83 [M. Clapham/J. Karr/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138755: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2013, edited by Amy Delelli

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
"Ponerites karaganensis n. sp." = Taphopone karaganensis
"Ponerites karaganensis n. sp." = Taphopone karaganensis Dlussky 1981 ant
PIN 254/2737