Oecophylla atavina

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Oecophylla atavina
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene
Bembridge Marls, Isle of Wight, UK
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. atavina
Binomial name
Oecophylla atavina
Cockerell, 1915
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Distribution

This taxon was described from Great Britain.

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Nomenclature

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

  • atavina. †Oecophylla atavina Cockerell, 1915: 485, pl. 64, fig. 7 (q.) GREAT BRITAIN. Senior synonym of perdita: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 90.
  • perdita. †Oecophylla perdita Cockerell, 1915: 485, pl. 64, figs. 5, 6 (q.m.) GREAT BRITAIN. Junior synonym of atavina: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 90.

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