Prolasius flavicornis

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Prolasius flavicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Prolasius
Species: P. flavicornis
Binomial name
Prolasius flavicornis
Clark, 1934

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • flavicornis. Prolasius flavicornis Clark, 1934c: 69, pl. 4, figs. 31, 32 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Senior synonym of flavidiscus, minor: Taylor, 1992a: 65.
  • flavidiscus. Prolasius flavidiscus McAreavey, 1947: 21, pl. 1, figs. 20, 21 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of flavicornis: Taylor, 1992a: 65.
  • minor. Prolasius flavicornis var. minor McAreavey, 1947: 21 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of flavicornis: Taylor, 1992a: 65.

Type Material



  • Clark, J. 1934c. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 48-73 (page 69, pl. 4, figs. 31, 32 worker, queen described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1992a. Nomenclature and distribution of some Australian and New Guinean ants of the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 57-69 (page 65, Senior synonym of flavidiscus and minor)