Notoncus enormis

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Notoncus enormis
Notoncus enormis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Notoncus
Species: N. enormis
Binomial name
Notoncus enormis
Szabó, 1910

Notoncus enormis side view

Notoncus enormis top view

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Identification

  • Scutellum in the form of a thick, rounded tumulus or oval process.
  • Propodeum distinctly, widely and rather coarsely striate, and largely subopaque throughout; dorsum of gaster generally densely punctulate (weakly so in some individuals) and with dense appressed pubescence; mandibles largely smooth and shining above, with coarse punctures.
  • Larger species, maximum head width exceeding 1.9 mm; appressed pubescence almost entirely restricted to gaster; head and mesosoma much more coarsely sculptured, individual cephalic striae clearly wider than an eye facet; propodeum angular, not rounded.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • enormis. Notoncus enormis Szabó, 1910a: 368, fig. 6 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 206 (l.). See also: Brown, 1955d: 489.

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