Formica sepulta

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Formica sepulta
Temporal range: Chattian stage, Late Oligocene Aix-en-Provence, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. sepulta
Binomial name
Formica sepulta
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Aix-en-Provence, France (Late Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • sepulta. †Formica sepulta Théobald, 1937b: 319, pl. 15, fig. 14; pl. 25, fig. 16; pl. 26, fig. 16 (q.m.) FRANCE (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 319, pl. 15, fig. 14; pl. 25, fig. 16; pl. 26, fig. 16 queen, male described)