Ooceraea papuana

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Ooceraea papuana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Ooceraea
Species: O. papuana
Binomial name
Ooceraea papuana
(Emery, 1897)

Cerapachys papuanus casent0434834 profile 1.jpg

Cerapachys papuanus casent0434834 dorsal 1.jpg

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Ooceraea papuana for further details




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

  • papuanus. Ooceraea papuana Emery, 1897c: 594, pl. 15, figs. 42-43 (w.) NEW GUINEA.
    • Combination in Cerapachys (Cysias): Emery, 1902c: 24.
    • Combination in C. (Syscia): Emery, 1911d: 10.
    • Combination in Ooceraea: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 198.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1911d: 10; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 20; Wilson, 1959b: 51; Brown, 1975: 23, 72; Bolton, 1995b: 144.