Emplastus ocellus

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Emplastus ocellus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Emplastus
Species: E. ocellus
Binomial name
Emplastus ocellus
(Heer, 1849)



This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • ocellus. †Formica ocella Heer, 1849: 133, pl. 10, fig. 5 (q.m.) CROATIA (Miocene).
    • [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 133.]
    • Combination in †Emplastus: Dlussky & Putyatina. 2014: 243.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 203; Handlirsch, 1907: 864; Bolton, 1995b: 200; Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 243 (redescription).