Orectognathus biroi

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Orectognathus biroi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. biroi
Binomial name
Orectognathus biroi
Szabó, 1926

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Specimen Labels

Wilson (see Brown 1957) collected a worker, foraging during the day on a shrub, at 800m in rainforest.



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 Orectognathus biroi for further details




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

  • biroi. Orectognathus biroi Szabó, 1926: 351, fig. B (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Arnoldidris: Brown, 1950c: 145; in Orectognathus: Taylor, 1977: 583. See also: Bolton, 2000: 21.