Paleontological Journal

, Volume 52, Issue 2, pp 155–163 | Cite as

Ants of the Genus Fallomyrma Dlussky et Radchenko (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae) from Late Eocene European Ambers

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Abstract

The extinct monotypic ant genus Fallomyrma was described by Dlussky and Radchenko in 2006 based on workers from Late Eocene Rovno (Ukraine), Scandinavian (Denmark), and Bitterfeld (Germany) ambers. Three new Fallomyrma species from the Rovno amber are here described based on workers: F. anodonta sp. nov., F. marginata sp. nov., and F. robusta sp. nov. A key to all known species of this genus is compiled. The quantity ratios (of the numbers of species and specimens) of Fallomyrma and other amber Myrmicinae genera are considered. The opinion of the autochthonous origin of the Rovno amber is confirmed.

Keywords

ants new species Fallomyrma anodonta sp. nov. F. marginata sp. nov. F. robusta sp. nov. Late Eocene amber Europe 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Schmalhausen Institute of ZoologyNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine
  2. 2.Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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