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Cananeuretus occidentalis Engel and Grimaldi 2005 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 190466

Full reference: M. S. Engel and D. A. Grimaldi. 2005. Primitive New Ants in Cretaceous Amber from Myanmar, New Jersey, and Canada (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). American Museum Novitates 3485:1-24

Belongs to Cananeuretus according to B. Bolton 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: TMP 8.89.7, an exoskeleton (Head). Its type locality is Grassy Lake, Medicine Hat (TMP coll), which is in a Campanian terrestrial amber in the Foremost Formation of Canada.

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Average measurements (in mm): Antenna Scape length 0.460, Head length 0.520, Mesosoma length 3.10