Oecophylla praeclara

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Oecophylla praeclara
Temporal range: Early Oligocene Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. praeclara
Binomial name
Oecophylla praeclara
Förster, 1891

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Brunstatt, Haut-Rhin, France (Early Oligocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • praeclara. †Oecophylla praeclara Förster, 1891: 432, pl. 13, fig. 6 (q.) GERMANY (Oligocene).

Description

References

  • Förster, B. 1891. Die Insekten des "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abh. Geol. Spezialkt. Elsass-Lothringen 3: 333-594 (page 432, pl. 13, fig. 6 queen described)