Ochetellus vinsoni

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Ochetellus vinsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Ochetellus
Species: O. vinsoni
Binomial name
Ochetellus vinsoni
(Donisthorpe, 1946)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Mauritius (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • vinsoni. Iridomyrmex vinsoni Donisthorpe, 1946c: 781 (w.) MAURITIUS. Combination in Ochetellus: Shattuck, 1992a: 17.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1946g [1945]. New species of ants (Hym. Formicidae) from the Island of Mauritius. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(12): 776-782 (page 781, worker described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 17, Combination in Ochetellus)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (see also)