Amblyopone mercovichi

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Amblyopone mercovichi
Amblyopone mercovichi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Amblyopone
Species: A. mercovichi
Binomial name
Amblyopone mercovichi
Brown, 1960

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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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • mercovichi. Amblyopone mercovichi Brown, 1960a: 201, figs. 29, 32 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Victoria).
    • Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 20; Taylor, 1987a: 6; Bolton, 1995b: 62.

Holotype and paratype workers from Kinglake West, Victoria (holotype in Australian National Insect Collection, paratype in Museum of Comparative Zoology but missing from point).

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)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1960a. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230 (page 201, fig. 29, 32 worker described)