Odontomachus angulatus

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Odontomachus angulatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. angulatus
Binomial name
Odontomachus angulatus
Mayr, 1866

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Indo-Australian Region: Fiji (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.

  • angulatus. Odontomachus angulatus Mayr, 1866a: 500, pl., fig. 10 (w.) FIJI IS. Mann, 1921: 427 (q.). Senior synonym of politus: Brown, 1976a: 102. See also: Brown, 1976a: 124.
  • politus. Odontomachus politus Stitz, 1925: 116 (w.) FIJI IS. Junior synonym of angulatus: Brown, 1976a: 102.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1976c. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section A. Introduction, subtribal characters. Genus Odontomachus. Stud. Entomol. 19: 67-171 (page 102, Senior synonym of politus, page 124, see also)
  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 401-499 (page 427, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1866a. Myrmecologische Beiträge. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 53: 484-517 (page 500, pl., fig. 10 worker described)