Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Gerontoformica Nel and Perrault 2004 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176576

Synonym: Sphecomyrmodes Engel and Grimaldi 2005 (taxon 190427)

Full reference: A. Nel and G. Perrault. 2004. Taxonomic names, in The oldest ant in the Lower Cretaceous amber of Charente-Maritime (SW France) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Geologica Acta 2:23-29

Parent taxon: Formicidae according to P. Barden and D. A. Grimaldi 2016

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Gerontoformica contegus, Gerontoformica cretacica, Gerontoformica gracilis, Gerontoformica magnus, Gerontoformica maraudera, Gerontoformica occidentalis, Gerontoformica orientalis, Gerontoformica pilosus, Gerontoformica robustus, Gerontoformica rugosus, Gerontoformica spiralis, Gerontoformica subcuspis, Gerontoformica tendir

View classification

Type: Gerontoformica cretacica