Attopsis nigra

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Attopsis nigra
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: Attopsis nigra
Heer, 1849

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Oecophylla obesa.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • nigra. †Attopsis nigra Heer, 1849: 157, pl. 12, fig. 13 (q.) CROATIA. [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 157.] Combination in Cataulacus: Mayr, 1867b: 58. Junior synonym of †anthracinus: Mayr, 1867b: 58; of †obesa: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 252.