Discothyrea oculata

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Discothyrea oculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. oculata
Binomial name
Discothyrea oculata
Emery, 1901

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • oculata. Discothyrea oculata Emery, 1901a: 52 (w.q.m.) CAMEROUN. See also: Brown, 1958g: 340.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 340, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1901b. Notes sur les sous-familles des Dorylines et Ponérines (Famille des Formicides). Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 32-54 (page 52, worker, queen, male described)