Papyrius nitidus clitellarius

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Papyrius nitidus clitellarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Papyrius
Species: P. nitidus
Subspecies: P. nitidus clitellarius
Trinomial name
Papyrius nitidus clitellarius
(Viehmeyer, 1925)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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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.

  • clitellarius. Iridomyrmex nitidus subsp. clitellarius Viehmeyer, 1925a: 32 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Combination in Papyrius: Shattuck, 1992a: 17.
    • Subspecies of nitidus: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 101; Shattuck, 1994: 134; Bolton, 1995b: 311.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 17, Combination in Papyrius)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1925a. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung.). Entomol. Mitt. 14: 25-39 (page 32, worker described)