Oecophylla obesa

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Oecophylla obesa
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. obesa
Binomial name
Oecophylla obesa
(Heer, 1849)

Dlussky-&-Putyatina 2014-44Oecophylla-obesa.jpg

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • obesa. †Formica obesa Heer, 1849: 108, pl. 8, fig. 1 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 108.] Combination in Oecophylla: Mayr, 1867b: 50. Senior synonym of †anthracina, nigra, longipes, pinguis: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 252.
  • anthracina. †Attopsis anthracina Heer, 1849: 156, pl. 12, fig. 12 (m.) CROATIA. [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 156.] Combination in Cataulacus: Mayr, 1867b: 58. Junior synonym of obesa: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 252. See also: Bolton, 1974a: 87.
  • nigra. †Attopsis nigra Heer, 1849: 157, pl. 12, fig. 13 (q.) CROATIA. [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 157.] Combination in Cataulacus: Mayr, 1867b: 58. Junior synonym of †anthracinus: Mayr, 1867b: 58; of obesa: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 252.
  • longipes. †Attopsis longipes Heer, 1867: 29, pl. 2, fig. 15 (m.?) CROATIA (Miocene). Junior synonym of obesa: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 252. See also: Förster, 1891: 442.
  • pinguis. †Formica pinguis Heer, 1849: 110, pl. 8, figs. 3, 4 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 110.] Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1867b: 51. Junior synonym of obesa: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 252.

Description

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