Ochetellus punctatissimus

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Ochetellus punctatissimus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Ochetellus
Species: O. punctatissimus
Binomial name
Ochetellus punctatissimus
(Emery, 1887)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • punctatissimus. Iridomyrmex punctatissimus Emery, 1887a: 251, pl. 4, fig. 27 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1966: 729 (l.). Combination in Ochetellus: Shattuck, 1992a: 17.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1887b [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 241-256 (page 251, pl.4, fig. 27 worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 17, Combination in Ochetellus)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1966. Ant larva of the subfamily Dolichoderinae: supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 59: 726-732 (page 729, larva described)