Meranoplus hospes

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Meranoplus hospes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Meranoplus
Species: M. hospes
Binomial name
Meranoplus hospes
Forel, 1910

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Specimen Labels

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • hospes. Meranoplus hospes Forel, 1910b: 48 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Meranoplus: Taylor, 1990c: 33.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 48, queen described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1990d. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian and New Caledonian ants of the genus Meranoplus Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Gen. Appl. Entomol. 22: 31-40 (page 33, Species inquirenda)