Papyrius nitidus queenslandensis

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Papyrius nitidus queenslandensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Papyrius
Species: P. nitidus
Subspecies: P. nitidus queenslandensis
Trinomial name
Papyrius nitidus queenslandensis
(Forel, 1901)

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.

  • queenslandensis. Iridomyrmex nitida var. queenslandensis Forel, 1901b: 21 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Forel, 1907h: 288 (q.). Combination in Papyrius: Shattuck, 1992a: 17. Currrently subspecies of nitidus: Forel, 1915b: 79.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1901b. Critique des expériences faites dès 1887 avec quelques nouvelles expériences. Troisième partie (1901). Riv. Biol. Gen. 3: 7-62 (page 21, worker, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1907j. Formicidae. In: Michaelsen, W., Hartmeyer, R. (eds.) Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Band I, Lieferung 7. Jena: Gustav Fischer, pp. 263-310. (page 288, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 79, Race of nitidus)
  • 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)