Chelaner edentatus

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Chelaner edentatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Chelaner
Species: C. edentatus
Binomial name
Chelaner edentatus
(Emery, 1897)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • edentatus. Monomorium edentatum Emery, 1897d: 562 (w.) NEW GUINEA.
    • Combination in M. (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 169.
    • Combination in Monomorium: Bolton, 1995b: 261.
    • Combination in Chelaner: Ettershank, 1966: 96; Sparks et al., 2019: 232.