Ormety, vicinity of Gori (PIN collection 3546) (Miocene of Georgia)

Where: Georgia (42.0° N, 41.9° E: paleocoordinates 41.9° N, 46.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sarmatian (12.7 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by S.I. Iljin in 1928; reposited in the PIN

Primary reference: V. V. Popov. 1933. Two new fossil ants from Caucasus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Trudy Paleozoologicheskogo Instituta, Akademiya Nauk SSSR 2:17-21 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138759: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
"Lasius martynovi n. sp." = Formica martynovi
"Lasius martynovi n. sp." = Formica martynovi Popov 1933 ant
PIN 3546/1