Oecophylla taurica

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Oecophylla taurica
Temporal range: Middle Miocene Malyi Kamyshlak, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: O. taurica
Binomial name
Oecophylla taurica
Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017



This taxon was described from Malyi Kamyshlak, Kerch, Crimea, Russian Federation (Middle Miocene).



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

  • taurica. †Oecophylla taurica Perfilieva, Dubovikoff & Dlussky, 2017: 399, fig. 7, pl. 7, fig. 6 (wing) RUSSIA (Crimea, Miocene).

Type Material

Holotype. Partial imprint of thorax, petiole and forewing of a female (?); Crimea, Kerch Peninsula, Malyi Kamyshlak; Middle Miocene, Upper Tarkhanian (16.5-15.5 Ma bp) (Arthropod Laboratory of the A.A. Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, no. 4204/32).