Attopsis longipes

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Attopsis longipes
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: Attopsis longipes
Heer, 1867

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Oecophylla obesa.


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

  • 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.