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Myrmicium nanus Handlirsch 1906 (winged insect)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 259015

Alternative combination: Pseudosirex nanus

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Belongs to Myrmicium according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1985

Sister taxa: Myrmicium elongatus, Myrmicium heerii, Myrmicium schroeteri, Pseudosirex heeri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Eichstätt, Solnhofen (Naturhistorischen Museum Wien collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 25.0