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Afromyrma Dlussky et al. 2004 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204271

Full reference: G. M. Dlussky, D. J. Brothers, and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2004. The first Late Cretaceous ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from southern Africa, with comments on the origin of the Myrmicinae. Insect Systematics & Evolution 35:1-13

Parent taxon: Myrmicinae according to P. S. Ward et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Agastomyrma, Aphaenogaster longaeva, Attini, Biamomyrma, Bilobomyrma, Boltonidris, Brachytarsites, Cephalomyrmex, Cephites, Clavipetiola, Crematogastrini, Electromyrmex, Enneamerus, Eocenidris, Eomyrmex, Fallomyrma, Fushunomyrmex, Ilemomyrmex, Melissotarsus, Miosolenopsis, Myrmecites, Myrmicini, Orbigastrula, Pogonomyrmecini, Pseudomyrmini, Quadrulicapito, Quineangulicapito, Sima, Sinomyrmex, Solenopsidiini, Solenopsidini, Solenopsites, Sphaerogasterites, Stenammini, Wumyrmex, Zhangidris

Subtaxa: Afromyrma petrosa

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