Oecophylla smaragdina

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Oecophylla smaragdina

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Formicinae
Tribus: Oecophyllini
Genus: Oecophylla
Species: Oecophylla smaragdina
Subspecies: O. s. fuscoides – O. s. gracilior – O. s. gracillima – O. s. selebensis – O. s. smaragdina – O. s. subnitida

Name[edit]

Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775: 828) [originally: Formica smaragdina; Combination in Oecophylla: Smith, 1860b: 102]

Type locality: India.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Camponotus smaragdinus (Fabricius)
  • Echophylla virescens (Fabricius)
  • Formica Smaragdina Fabricius
  • Formica macra Guérin-Méneville
  • Formica smaragdina Fabricius
  • Formica virescens Fabricius
  • Formica viridis Kirby
  • Formica zonata Guérin-Méneville
  • Lasius virescens (Fabricius)
  • Oecophylla macra (Guérin-Méneville) [Senior synonym of macra Roger, 1863b: 10; Dalla Torre, 1893: 176]
  • Oecophylla virescens (Fabricius) [Senior synonym of virescens: Mayr, 1872: 143; Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 127]
  • Oecophylla viridis (Kirby) [Senior synonym of viridis: Smith, F. 1857a: 53; Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 127]
  • Oecophylla zonata (Guérin-Méneville) [Senior synonym of zonata Roger, 1863b: 10; Dalla Torre, 1893: 176]

References[edit]

  • Fabricius, J.C. 1775: Systema entomologiae, sistens insectorum classes, ordines, genera, species, adiectis synonymis, locis, descriptionibus, observationibus. Libraria Kortii, Flensburgi et Lipsiae. 832 pp.
  • Cole & Jones. 1948: A study of the weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Fab.). American Midland Naturalist, 39 : 641–651.
  • Wheeler & Wheeler. 1953: The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae. Part II. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 46 : 175–217.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Asian Weaver Ant
français: Fourmi tisserande