Ochetellus vinsoni

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

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Mauritius (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

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

Description

References

  • 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)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1946. New species of ants (Hym. Formicidae) from the Island of Mauritius. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)12: 776-782.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1946. New Species of Ants (Hym., Formicidae) from the Island of Mauritius. Annals and Magazine of National History. 12:776-782.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1946. The Ants (Hym. Formicidae) of Mauritius. Annals and Magazine of National History. Ser. 11. 13:25-35.
  • Fisher B. L. 1997. Biogeography and ecology of the ant fauna of Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 31: 269-302.
  • Fisher B. L. 2005. A new species of Discothyrea Roger from Mauritius and a new species of Proceratium Roger from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (4)56: 657-667.
  • Shattuck S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112: i-xix, 1-241.