Hollister W. Herhold
American Museum of Natural History
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Published on Feb 12, 2019in American Museum Novitates 0.98
Hollister W. Herhold1
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(American Museum of Natural History),
Steven R. Davis14
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(American Museum of Natural History)
+ 2 AuthorsDavid A. Grimaldi38
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(American Museum of Natural History)
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Published on Oct 1, 2017in Systematic Entomology 4.24
Phillip Barden6
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(New Jersey Institute of Technology),
Hollister W. Herhold1
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(American Museum of Natural History),
David A. Grimaldi38
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(American Museum of Natural History)
An unusual Cretaceous trap jaw ant is described from Burmese amber dated to the Late Cretaceous. Linguamyrmex vladi gen.n. sp.n. is distinguished by an unusual suite of morphological characters indicating specialized predatory behaviour and an adaptive strategy no longer found among modern ant lineages. The clypeus, highly modified as in other closely related haidomyrmecine hell ants, is equipped with a paddle-like projection similar to Ceratomyrmex. X-ray imaging reveals that this clypeal paddl...
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