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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Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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

  • turtoni. Discothyrea turtoni Clark, 1934c: 53, pl. 4, figs. 5, 6 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. See also: Brown, 1958g: 339.

Type Material



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 339, see also)
  • Clark, J. 1934c. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 48-73 (page 53, pl. 4, figs. 5, 6 worker, queen described)