Discothyrea bidens

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Discothyrea bidens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. bidens
Binomial name
Discothyrea bidens
Clark, 1928

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • bidens. Discothyrea bidens Clark, 1928a: 38, pl. 1 figs. 30, 31 (w.) AUSTRALIA. See also: Brown, 1958g: 339.

Type Material



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 339, see also)
  • Clark, J. 1928a. Australian Formicidae. J. R. Soc. West. Aust. 14: 29-41 (page 38, pl. 1 figs. 30, 31 worker described)