Formica obvoluta

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Formica obvoluta
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Formicini
Genus: Formica
Species: F. obvoluta
Binomial name
Formica obvoluta
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.

  • obvoluta. †Formica obvoluta Heer, 1849: 141, pl. 10, fig. 9 (m.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 141.]

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 141, pl. 10, fig. 9 male described)