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Species: †Oecophylla megarche   Cockerell, 1915 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Oecophylla megarche Cockerell, 1915 PDF: 486, pl. 65, figs. 1-3 (q.) GREAT BRITAIN (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014 PDF: 426, pl. 21, fig. 6, text-fig. 78A-E (q.m.).
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: United Kingdom

Distribution Notes:

Bembridge Marls, Gurnard Bay, Isle of Wight, U.K.; Late Eocene (ca. 34 Ma).

Comments:

Holotype USNM 61423-61425 in U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., U.S.A.; other material BMNH(P)In.17413, In.24382, I.8700, I.8702, and I.8882 in Natural History Museum, London, U.K.

References:

Cockerell T. D. A. 1915. British fossil insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 49: 469-499.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1883-01-01 and 1924-01-01

Type specimens:



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