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Fonsecahymen stigmata Martins-Neto and Mendes 2002 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 256893

Full reference: R. G. Martins-Neto and M. Mendes. 2002. The Fonseca Formation paleoentomofauna (Fonseca Basin, Oligocene of Minas Gerais state, Brazil) with description of new taxa. Acta Geologica Leopoldensia 25(55):27-33

Belongs to Fonsecahymen according to B. Bolton 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UNIVALE CH 0014/2, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Fonseca village, Alvinopolis municipality, which is in a Priabonian lacustrine shale in the Fonseca Formation of Brazil.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 14.0