Odontomachus silvestrii

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Odontomachus silvestrii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. silvestrii
Binomial name
Odontomachus silvestrii
Wheeler, W.M., 1927

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

  • silvestrii. Odontomachus silvestrii Wheeler, W.M. 1927h: 85, fig. 1 (w.) VIETNAM. Senior synonym of substriatus: Brown, 1976a: 106.
  • substriatus. Odontomachus silvestrii var. substriatus Wheeler, W.M. 1927h: 86 (w.) VIETNAM. Junior synonym of silvestrii: Brown, 1976a: 106.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1976c. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section A. Introduction, subtribal characters. Genus Odontomachus. Stud. Entomol. 19: 67-171 (page 106, Senior synonym of substriatus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927h. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Indochina. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 20: 83-106 (page 85, fig. 1 worker described)