Arnoldius flavus

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Arnoldius flavus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Arnoldius
Species: A. flavus
Binomial name
Arnoldius flavus
(Crawley, 1922)

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Specimen Label

Within Western Australia this ant has been found in Jarrah-Marri woodlands south of Perth to as far north as the Zuytdorp region, north of Kalbarri (Heterick, 2009).

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -31.85° to -31.85°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • flavus. Bothriomyrmex flavus Crawley, 1922c: 27, fig. 15 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA (Western Australia).
    • Combination in Arnoldius: Dubovikoff, 2005: 93.
    • Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 92; Taylor, 1987a: 8; Shattuck, 1994: 33; Bolton, 1995b: 81; Dubovikoff, 2005: 93.

Type Material

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Shattuck S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112: i-xix, 1-241.