From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Overbeckia subclavata casent0101191 profile 1.jpg
Overbeckia subclavata worker
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Overbeckia
Viehmeyer, 1916
Species: O. subclavata
Binomial name
Overbeckia subclavata
Viehmeyer, 1916

Overbeckia is a genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae containing the single species Overbeckia subclavata.[1] The genus is known only from Singapore, where it nests in hollow branches of bamboo and other plants.[2]


  1. ^ "Genus: Overbeckia". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Emery, C. (1925). "Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae". Genera Insectorum. 183: 1–302. 

External links[edit]