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Carebara rugiceps Heer 1849 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 304537

Alternative combinations: Myrmica rugiceps, Pheidologeton rugiceps

Full reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264

Belongs to Carebara according to G. Fischer et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Carebara antiqua, Carebara bohemica, Carebara nitida, Carebara schossnicensis, Carebara sophiae, Carebara thorali, Carebara ucrainica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oeningen (unspecified coll), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 10.9 x 1.6, wing 8.00 x 2.60