Dlussky G.M.1, Radchenko A.G.2 2011. Pristomyrmex rasnitsyni sp.n., the first known fossil species of the ant genus Pristomyrmex Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Late Eocene Danish Amber // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.20. No.3: 251–254 [in English].

1 Moscow State University, Faculty of Biology, Vorob’evy gory, Moscow 119899, Russia. E-mail: dlusskye@mail.ru

2 Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 64 Wilcza str., Warsaw 00-679, Poland. E-mail: agradchenko@hotmail.com

Key words: Insecta, Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Myrmicinae, Myrmecinini, Pristomyrmex rasnitsyni, new species, Danish Amber, Late Eocene, palaeontology.

Abstract. The ant species Pristomyrmex rasnitsyni sp.n. is described from the Danish Late Eocene Amber. This is the first record of the fossil member of the genus Pristomyrmex Mayr.

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