Orectognathus roomi

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Orectognathus roomi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. roomi
Binomial name
Orectognathus roomi
Taylor, 1977

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

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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.

  • roomi. Orectognathus roomi Taylor, 1977: 606, figs. 24-27 (w.) NEW GUINEA. See also: Bolton, 2000: 24.

Type Material

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)
  • 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 606, figs. 24-27 worker described)