Orectognathus chyzeri

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Orectognathus chyzeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. chyzeri
Binomial name
Orectognathus chyzeri
Emery, 1897

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Orectognathus chyzeri for further details


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chyzeri. Orectognathus chyzeri Emery, 1897c: 571, pl. 14, figs. 1, 2 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Arnoldidris: Brown, 1950c: 145; in Orectognathus: Taylor, 1977: 583. See also: Bolton, 2000: 21.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 301, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1950e. Revision of the ant tribe Dacetini: V. The delimitation of Arnoldidris new genus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 76: 143-145 (page 145, Combination in Arnoldidris)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1977. New ants of the Australasian genus Orectognathus, with a key to the known species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 25: 581-612 (page 583, revived combination in Orectognathus)