Creek near Bechlejovice (Oligocene of Czech Republic)

Where: Czech Republic (50.8° N, 14.2° E: paleocoordinates 50.3° N, 10.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

• Age according to Prokop (2003)

Environment/lithology: lacustrine - small; diatomite

• North Bohemian rift basin (Prokop, 2003).

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: adpression

Collected by B. Novotny in 1953

Primary reference: K. Samsinak. 1967. Camponotus novotnyi sp. n., eine neue tertiäre Ameise aus Böhmen. Vestnik Ustredniho Ustavu Geologickeho 42:365-366 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138762: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 26.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hymenoptera - Formicidae
Camponotus novotnyi n. sp. Samsinak 1967 ant