Dolichoderus oviformis

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Dolichoderus oviformis
Temporal range: Late Eocene
Célas, Gard, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Dolichoderus
Species: D. oviformis
Binomial name
Dolichoderus oviformis
Théobald, 1937

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Célas, Gard, France and is also known from Kleinkems, Germany.

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • oviformis. †Dolichoderus oviformis Théobald, 1937b: 128, pl. 9, figs. 11, 12; pl. 10, figs. 14, 15 (q.m.) FRANCE (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Theobald, N. 1937a. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Nancy: G. Thomas, 473 pp. (page 128, pl. 9, figs. 11, 12; pl. 10, figs. 14, 15 queen, male described)