Emplastus ocellus

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Emplastus ocellus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Emplastus
Species: E. ocellus
Binomial name
Emplastus ocellus
(Heer, 1849)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ocellus. †Formica ocella Heer, 1849: 133, pl. 10, fig. 5 (q.m.) CROATIA (Miocene).
    • [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 133.]
    • Combination in †Emplastus: Dlussky & Putyatina. 2014: 243.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 203; Handlirsch, 1907: 864; Bolton, 1995b: 200; Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 243 (redescription).

Description

References

  • Heer, O. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Heuschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflüger, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, vi + 264 pp. (page 133, pl. 10, fig. 5 queen, male described)