Formica obtecta

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Formica obtecta
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. obtecta
Binomial name
Formica obtecta
Heer, 1849

Identification

Distribution

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • obtecta. †Formica obtecta Heer, 1849: 123, pl. 9, fig. 7 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 123.]

Description

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