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Oecophylla obesa

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Formica obesa was named by Heer (1849). Its type specimen is UMJG&P 77.625, an exoskeleton, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.

It was recombined as Oecophylla obesa by Mayr (1867), Deichmüller (1881), Dlussky et al. (2008), Bolton (2012) and Dlussky and Putyatina (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Formica obesa Heer p. 108 figs. Pl 8, fig 1
1849Formica pinguis Heer p. 110 figs. Pl 8, figs 3,4
1849Attopsis anthracina Heer p. 156 figs. Pl 12, fig 12
1849Attopsis nigra Heer p. 157 figs. Pl 12, fig 13
1867Attopsis anthracina Heer p. 29
1867Attopsis nigra Heer p. 29
1867Camponotus pinguis Mayr p. 51
1867Oecophylla obesa Mayr p. 51
1867Cataulacus anthracinus Mayr p. 58
1881Oecophylla obesa Deichmüller p. 325 figs. Pl 21, figs 14,15,15a
1891Attopsis nigra Förster p. 440 figs. Pl 13, fig 11
1974Cataulacus anthracinus Bolton p. 87
2008Oecophylla obesa Dlussky et al. p. 615
2012Camponotus pinguis Bolton
2012Cataulacus anthracinus Bolton
2012Oecophylla obesa Bolton
2014Oecophylla obesa Dlussky and Putyatina p. 252 figs. 5A-F, 18A,B,E

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyFormicinae
tribeOecophylliniEmery 1895
genusOecophyllaSmith 1860
speciesobesa()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available