Oecophylla superba

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Oecophylla superba
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Kleinkems, Germany
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. superba
Binomial name
Oecophylla superba
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Kleinkems, Germany (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • superba. †Oecophylla superba Théobald, 1937b: 212, pl. 4, fig. 17; pl. 15, fig. 1 (q.) FRANCE (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 212, pl. 4, fig. 17; pl. 15, fig. 1 queen described)