Amblyopone hackeri

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Amblyopone hackeri
Amblyopone hackeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Amblyopone
Species: A. hackeri
Binomial name
Amblyopone hackeri
Wheeler, W.M., 1927

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Specimen labels



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.

  • hackeri. Amblyopone hackeri Wheeler, W.M. 1927c: 22, fig. 6 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Syntype workers from Lamington Nat. Park (as National Park), Queensland (5 workers in Museum of Comparative Zoology, location of 6 workers uncertain, 1 worker in Museum Victoria, Melbourne, 1 worker in National Museum of Natural History).

Type Material



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 62, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927c. Ants of the genus Amblyopone Erichson. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 62: 1-29 (page 22, fig. 6 worker described)