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Protazteca elongata Carpenter 1930 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 255904

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1930. The Fossil Ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 70:1-66

Belongs to Protazteca according to B. Bolton 2012

Sister taxa: Protazteca capitata, Protazteca eocenica, Protazteca hendersoni, Protazteca quadrata

Type specimen: MCZ 2804, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.


Average measurements (in mm): body 11.0 x 1.9