Odontomachus spissus

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Odontomachus spissus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. spissus
Binomial name
Odontomachus spissus
Kempf, 1962

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Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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

  • spissus. Odontomachus spissus Kempf, 1962b: 17, figs. 5-7 (w.) BRAZIL. Kempf, 1975c: 345 (q.).



  • Kempf, W. W. 1962b. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. II. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 5: 1-38 (page 17, figs. 5-7 worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1975c. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. VI. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 18: 341-380 (page 345, queen described)