Oecophylla longinoda rubriceps

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Oecophylla longinoda rubriceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. longinoda
Subspecies: O. longinoda rubriceps
Trinomial name
Oecophylla longinoda rubriceps
Wheeler, W.M., 1922



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • rubriceps. Oecophylla longinoda var. rubriceps Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 229 (w.q.m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [First available use of Oecophylla smaragdina r. fusca var. rubriceps Forel, 1913h: 354; unavailable name.]



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 229, worker, queen, male described)