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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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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