Zasphinctus turneri

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Zasphinctus turneri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Zasphinctus
Species: Z. turneri
Binomial name
Zasphinctus turneri
(Forel, 1900)

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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.

  • turneri. Sphinctomyrmex turneri Forel, 1900b: 70 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Combination in S. (Sphinctomyrmex): Emery, 1911d: 7.
    • Combination in Eusphinctus (Zasphinctus): Wheeler, W.M. 1918a: 231.
    • Combination in Sphinctomyrmex: Brown, 1975: 33.
    • Combination in Zasphinctus: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 243.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1910b: 21; Emery, 1911d: 7; Wheeler, W.M. 1918a: 231 (redescription); Brown, 1975: 33; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 52; Bolton, 1995b: 392.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 33, Combination in Sphinctomyrmex)
  • Forel, A. 1900b. Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J.-J. Walker, etc. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 44: 54-77 (page 70, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918a. The Australian ants of the ponerine tribe Cerapachyini. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 53: 215-265 (page 231, Combination in Eusphinctus (Zasphinctus))