Oecophylla crassinoda

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Oecophylla crassinoda
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene
Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. crassinoda
Binomial name
Oecophylla crassinoda
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

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Distribution

This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) and is also known from Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene) (Perkovsky, 2016).

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Nomenclature

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

  • brevinodis †Oecophylla brevinodis Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 116, fig. 56 (w.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). [Junior primary homonym of †brevinodis André, above.] Replacement name: †crassinoda Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 227.
  • crassinoda. †Oecophylla crassinoda Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 227. Replacement name for †brevinodis Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 116. [Junior primary homonym of brevinodis André, 1890: 313.]

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