Opisthopsis haddoni

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Opisthopsis haddoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Species: O. haddoni
Binomial name
Opisthopsis haddoni
Emery, 1893

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • haddoni. Opisthopsis haddoni Emery, 1893e: 226 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, W.M. 1918d: 355 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 215 (l.). Current subspecies: nominal plus rufonigra.

Type Material



  • Emery, C. 1893g. Formicides de l'Archipel Malais. Rev. Suisse Zool. 1: 187-229 (page 226, worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1968a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 61: 205-222 (page 215, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918d. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 62: 341-362 (page 355, queen, male described)