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Protazteca hendersoni Cockerell 1906 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 201425

Alternative combinations: Euponera hendersoni, Ponera hendersoni

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1906. A new fossil ant. Entomological News 17:27-28

Belongs to Protazteca according to B. Bolton 2012

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Florissant, Fossil Stump Hill, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado


Average measurements (in mm): body 11.0 x 2.0, forewing length 8.00