Oecophylla grandimandibula

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Oecophylla grandimandibula
Temporal range: Early Turolian, Late Miocene
Montagne d'Andance, Saint-Bauzile, Ardèche, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. grandimandibula
Binomial name
Oecophylla grandimandibula
Riou, 1999

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Montagne d'Andance, Saint-Bauzile, Ardèche, France (Early Turolian, Late Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • grandimandibula. †Oecophylla grandimandibula Riou, 1999: 130 (alate, sex not indicated) FRANCE (Miocene).

Description

References

  • Riou, B. 1999. Descriptions de quelques insectes fossiles du Miocène supérieur de la Montagne d'Andance (Ardèche, France). EPHE Biol. Evol. Insectes 11-12: 123-133 (page 130, (alate, sex not indicated))