Oecophylla taurica

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Oecophylla taurica
Temporal range: Middle Miocene Malyi Kamyshlak, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. taurica
Binomial name
Oecophylla taurica
Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Malyi Kamyshlak, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation (Middle Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • taurica. †Oecophylla taurica Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017: 399, fig. 7, pl. 7, fig. 6 (wing) RUSSIA (Crimea, Miocene).

Type Material

Holotype. Partial imprint of thorax, petiole and forewing of a female (?); Crimea, Kerch Peninsula, Malyi Kamyshlak; Middle Miocene, Upper Tarkhanian (16.5-15.5 Ma bp) (Arthropod Laboratory of the A.A. Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, no. 4204/32).

Description

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