Paleontological Journal

, Volume 43, Issue 9, pp 1006–1007 | Cite as

On finding a single-clawed aphid, Germaraphis ungulata (Homoptera, Aphidinea), in a syninclusion with the ant Monomorium mayrianum (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in the Saxonian amber

  • E. E. PerkovskyEmail author


The first syninclusion of the myrmicine Monomorium mayrianum Wheeler (two workers) and the aphid Germaraphis ungulata Heie (one nymph) is described from the Bitterfeld amber. Additionally, G. ungulata is recorded in a syninclusion with Ctenobethylus goepperti (Mayr) in the Rovno amber for the first time.

Key words

Homoptera Aphidinea Germaraphis Hymenoptera Formicidae Monomorium amber paleontology Eocene Germany Ukraine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Schmalhausen Institute of ZoologyNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine

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