Orectognathus kanangra

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Orectognathus kanangra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. kanangra
Binomial name
Orectognathus kanangra
Taylor, 1980


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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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

  • kanangra. Orectognathus kanangra Taylor, 1980a: 776, figs. 1-3 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [O. kanangra Taylor, 1978b: 9; unavailable name.] See also: Bolton, 2000: 23.

Type Material



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 301, catalogue)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1978b. A taxonomic guide to the ant genus Orectognathus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). CSIRO Div. Entomol. Rep. 3: 1-11 (page 9, O. kanangara; unavailable name)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1980a [1979]. New Australian ants of the genus Orectognathus, with summary description of the twenty-nine known species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 27: 773-788 (page 776, figs. 1-3 worker described)