Dolichoderus oviformis

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Dolichoderus oviformis
Temporal range: Late Eocene Célas, Gard, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Dolichoderini
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. oviformis
Binomial name
Dolichoderus oviformis
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Célas, Gard, France (Late Eocene) and is also known from Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • oviformis. †Dolichoderus oviformis Théobald, 1937b: 128, pl. 9, figs. 11, 12; pl. 10, figs. 14, 15 (q.m.) FRANCE (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 128, pl. 9, figs. 11, 12; pl. 10, figs. 14, 15 queen, male described)