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Species: †Oecophylla atavina   Cockerell, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Oecophylla atavina Cockerell, 1915 PDF: 485, pl. 64, fig. 7 (m.) GREAT BRITAIN (Eocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014 PDF: 424, pl. 21 figs 1-5, text-figs 77, 88A (q.m.).
// 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).


Holotype USNM 61419 in U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., U.S.A.; other material NHMUK. In.24421, I.8682, I.8711, and I.8968 in Natural History Museum, London, U.K.


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 1898-01-01 and 1924-01-01

Type specimens:

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