Hymenoptera

  • Bees
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Bees (Superfamily Apoidea) and ants (Family Formicidae) from the 18-inch layer. Top left) A bee, with a body length of 20 millimeters (specimen is FMNH PE60931) from FBM Locality A. Top right) A bee with a body length of 16 millimeters from FBM Locality E (specimen is FMNH PE60992). Bottom left) A worker or soldier ant with a body length of 4 millimeters from FBM Locality A (specimen is FMNH PE52593). Bottom right) A queen ant with a body length of 20 millimeters from FBM Locality A (specimen is FMNH PE57074).
Catalog Number: PE 60931
Taxonomic Name: Hymenoptera
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Lot count: 1
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Early Eocene / Wasatchian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: Yes
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Wyoming
County: Lincoln
Township: Kemmerer
EMu IRN: 2203766
Occurrence ID: defc5e21-19df-4cda-b19d-eca66a5cdc05

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