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Genus: Oecophylla   Smith, 1860 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Extant: 2 species, 12 subspecies

Fossil: 13 species

Oecophylla Smith, 1860b: 101. Type-species: Formica virescens (junior synonym of Formica smaragdina), by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903 PDF: 310. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Oecophylla in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878c PDF: 361 [Camponotidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 176.
Oecophylla in Camponotinae, Camponotini: Forel, 1886h PDF: 199; Forel, 1893b PDF: 165.
Oecophylla in Formicinae, Oecophyllini: Wheeler, 1922: 700; Emery, 1925d PDF: 50; all subsequent authors except the following.
Genus Oecophylla references: see above
Genus Oecophylla references: see above

Taxon Page Images:



These weaver ants have fastened together leaflets of a Schefflera tree to form a hanging nest. The white parts are silk spun by the ants' larvae. Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-23 07:36:00 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-23 07:35:41 Zach Lieberman modified Images
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