Kurganskij district, province of Kuban (Miocene of Russian Federation)

Where: Russian Federation (44.9° N, 40.6° E: paleocoordinates 45.4° N, 39.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified, calcareous sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by A.N. Fedorov in 1929; 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 138760: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2013

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Taxonomic list

Insecta
 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
"Ponera umbra n. sp." = Ponerites umbrus
"Ponera umbra n. sp." = Ponerites umbrus Popov 1933 ant