Oecophylla longiceps

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Oecophylla longiceps
Temporal range: Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. longiceps
Binomial name
Oecophylla longiceps
Dlussky, 2008

Dlussky Wappler Wedmann 2008-4Oecophylla-longiceps2.jpg

Dlussky Wappler Wedmann 2008-4Oecophylla-longiceps3.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Messel, Germany (Lutetian, Middle Eocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • longiceps. Oecophylla longiceps Dlussky, in Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann, 2008: 617, figs. 2, 3, 6A (q.m.) GERMANY (Eocene).

Description

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