Discothyrea turtoni

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Discothyrea turtoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. turtoni
Binomial name
Discothyrea turtoni
Clark, 1934

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Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -34.133° to -42.91666794°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • turtoni. Discothyrea turtoni Clark, 1934c: 53, pl. 4, figs. 5, 6 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Victoria).
    • Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens (numbers not stated, “two very small nests”).
    • Type-locality: Australia: Victoria, Otway Ranges, Beech Forest, nr Mt Sabine, i.1932 (J. Clark).
    • Type-depository: MVMA.
    • Status as species: Smith, M.R. & Wing, 1955: 108; Brown, 1958g: 253, 339; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 29; Taylor, 1987a: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 172; Heterick, 2009: 143.
    • Distribution: Australia.

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References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • CSIRO Collection
  • Taylor R. W. 1987. A checklist of the ants of Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Division of Entomology Report 41: 1-92.
  • Taylor R. W., and D. R. Brown. 1985. Formicoidea. Zoological Catalogue of Australia 2: 1-149.