Oecophylla longinoda fusca

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Oecophylla longinoda fusca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. longinoda
Subspecies: O. longinoda fusca
Trinomial name
Oecophylla longinoda fusca
Emery, 1899

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Liberia.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • fusca. Oecophylla fusca Emery, 1899e: 496 (w.q.) CAMEROUN. Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 229 (m.). Subspecies of smaragdina: Emery, 1921c: 103. Currently subspecies of longinoda: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 229.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 496, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1921g. Formiche tessitrici del genere Oecophylla fossili e viventi. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 25: 99-105 (page 103, Variety/subspecies of smaragdina)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 229, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 229, Variety/subspecies of longinoda)