Prolasius antennatus

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Prolasius antennatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Prolasius
Species: P. antennatus
Binomial name
Prolasius antennatus
McAreavey, 1947

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Heterick (2009) - A brown ant with relatively long, downy pubescence and 15 or more erect setae on the mesosoma.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • antennatus. Prolasius antennata McAreavey, 1947: 13, pl. 1, figs. 4, 5 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material

Description

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