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

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Germany (Eocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

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

Description

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