Arnoldius pusillus

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Arnoldius pusillus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Arnoldius
Species: A. pusillus
Binomial name
Arnoldius pusillus
(Mayr, 1876)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).
Indo-Australian Region: Solomon Islands.

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Arnoldius pusillus for further details


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pusillus. Tapinoma pusillum Mayr, 1876: 83 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1951: 189 (l.); Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 345 (k.). Combination in Bothriomyrmex: Forel, 1879a: 127; in Arnoldius: Heterick & Shattuck, 2011: 166. Current subspecies: nominal plus aequalis.

Type Material

  • Tapinoma pusillum Mayr, 1876: Syntype, 2 workers, 4 queens, Queensland, Australia, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève.
  • Tapinoma pusillum Mayr, 1876: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), male(s), Rockhampton, Queensland and Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Description

References

  • Heterick, B.E. & Shattuck, S.O. 2011. Revision of the ant genus Iridomyrmex. Zootaxa 2845: 1-175.