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Zigrasimecia tonsora Barden and Grimaldi 2013 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 271680

Full reference: P. Barden and D. Grimaldi. 2013. A new genus of highly specialized ants in Cretaceous Burmese amber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 3681:405-412

Belongs to Zigrasimecia according to P. Barden and D. Grimaldi 2013

Sister taxon: Zigrasimecia ferox

Type specimen: JZC Bu-159, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Zigras coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 1.26 x 1.31