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Poneropsis pallida Heer 1867 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 256209

Full reference: O. Heer. 1867. Fossile Hymenopteren aus Oeningen und Radoboj. Neue Denkschriften der Allgemeinen Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 22:1-42

Belongs to Ponerinae according to G. M. Dlussky and T. S. Putyatina 2014

Sister taxa: Afropone, Cephalopone, Cyrtopone, Eogorgites, Eoponerites, Furcisutura, Longicapitia, Messelepone, Odontomachini, Platythyreini, Ponerini, Protopone, Taphopone

Type specimen: Its type locality is Radoboj (unspecified or Heer coll), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 6.75 x 1.10, forewing length 5.60