Oecophylla superba Theobald 1937 (weaver ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: N. Theobald. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Bulletin Mensuel (Mémoires) de la Société des Sciences de Nancy 1:1-473

Belongs to Oecophylla according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Theobald 1937

Sister taxa: Oecophylla atavina, Oecophylla bartoniana, Oecophylla brischkei, Oecophylla crassinoda, Oecophylla eckfeldiana, Oecophylla grandimandibula, Oecophylla leakeyi, Oecophylla longiceps, Oecophylla megarche, Oecophylla obesa, Oecophylla praeclara, Oecophylla sicula, Oecophylla smaragdina, Oecophylla taurica

Type specimen: Bale Museum R 402(411), an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Kleinkembs, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl/limestone in the Salt Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Kleinkembs

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