Prolasius wilsoni

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



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.

  • wilsoni. Prolasius hemiflavus var. wilsoni McAreavey, 1947: 18, pl. 1, figs. 16, 17 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Taylor, 1992a: 66.

Type Material

  • Prolasius hemiflavus wilsoni McAreavey, 1947: Syntype, worker(s), Bogong Plains, Victoria, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.



  • McAreavey, J. 1947. New species of the genera Prolasius Forel and Melophorus Lubbock (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 15: 7-27 (page 18, pl. 1, figs. 16, 17 worker 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 66, Raised to species)