Odontomachus turneri

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Odontomachus turneri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. turneri
Binomial name
Odontomachus turneri
Forel, 1900

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).
Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

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

  • turneri. Odontomachus ruficeps r. turneri Forel, 1900b: 56 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of cephalotes: Brown, 1976a: 103. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Brown, 1978b: 283.

Type Material



  • 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 103, Junior synonym of cephalotes)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1978b [1977]. A supplement to the world revision of Odontomachus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 84: 281-285 (page 283, Revived from synonymy and raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1900b. Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J.-J. Walker, etc. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 44: 54-77 (page 56, worker described)