Prolasius convexus

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

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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.

  • convexus. Prolasius convexa McAreavey, 1947: 15, pl. 1, figs. 6, 7 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Senior synonym of nigriventris: Taylor, 1992a: 65.
  • nigriventris. Prolasius nigriventris McAreavey, 1947: 17, pl. 1, figs. 12, 13 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of convexus: Taylor, 1992a: 65.

Type Material

Description

References

  • McAreavey, J. 1947. New species of the genera Prolasius Forel and Melophorus Lubbock (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 15: 7-27 (page 15, pl. 1, figs. 6, 7 worker described)