Ophthalmopone mocquerysi

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Ophthalmopone mocquerysi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ophthalmopone
Species: O. mocquerysi
Binomial name
Ophthalmopone mocquerysi
Emery, 1902

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Specimen Labels

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: São Tomé & Principe (type locality).

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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.

  • mocquerysi. Ophthalmopone mocquerysi Emery, 1902c: 29 (w.) SÃO TOMÉ & PRINCIPE (São Tomé I.). Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Ophthalmopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 124.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 307, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Emery, C. 1902c. Note mirmecologiche. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 6: 22-34 (page 29, worker described)
  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)