Prolasius hemiflavus

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

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Specimen Labels

A few collections have been made of this species from trees, in pitfall traps, or under stones, on or near the south coast. The ant has also been recorded from an Alcoa site near Jarrahdale, some 60 km south of Perth. Outside of WA, this species is known from NSW, Tas., and Vic. (Heterick 2009)


Heterick (2009) - Possessing a distinct propodeal angle and one pair of erect setae on the pronotum.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • hemiflavus. Prolasius hemiflavus Clark, 1934c: 68, pl. 4, figs. 28, 29 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material