Orapia

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Orapia
Temporal range: 91–91 Ma
Turonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Sphecomyrminae
Tribe: Sphecomyrmini
Genus: Orapia
Dlussky, Brothers & Rasnitsyn, 2004
Type species
Orapia rayneri
Diversity
2 fossil species

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ORAPIA [†Sphecomyrminae: †Sphecomyrmini]
    • Orapia Dlussky, Brothers & Rasnitsyn, 2004: 2. Type-species: †Orapia rayneri, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Orapia in †Armaniinae: Dlussky, et al. 2004: 2.
  • Orapia in †Sphecomyrminae, †Sphecomyrmini: Borysenko, 2017: 15, 17.
  • Orapia as genus: all authors.
  • Orapia references: Archibald, et al. 2006: 510 (discussion of taxonomy).

References