Oecophylla sicula Emery 1891 (weaver ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: C. Emery. 1891. Le formiche dell'ambra Siciliana nel Museo Mineralogico dell'Università di Bologna. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna 5:141-165

Belongs to Oecophylla according to B. Bolton 2012

See also Emery 1891

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 smaragdina, Oecophylla superba, Oecophylla taurica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sicilian amber (Bologna coll), which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in Italy

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Sicilian amber (Bologna coll)

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