Orectognathus longispinosus

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Orectognathus longispinosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. longispinosus
Binomial name
Orectognathus longispinosus
Donisthorpe, 1941

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on specimens

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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.

  • longispinosus. Orectognathus longispinosus Donisthorpe, 1941h: 58 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Arnoldidris: Brown, 1950c: 145; in Orectognathus: Taylor, 1977: 583. See also: Bolton, 2000: 23.

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)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1941h. The ants of Japen Island, Dutch New Guinea (Hym., Formicidae). Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 91: 51-64 (page 58, worker described)
  • 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, Combination in Orectognathus)