Odontomachus fulgidus

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Odontomachus fulgidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. fulgidus
Binomial name
Odontomachus fulgidus
Wang, M., 1993


A member of the Odontomachus rixosus group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.



  • Liu, C. et al. 2020. Ants of the Hengduan Mountains, Figure 125, Odontomachus fulgidus.


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

  • fulgidus. Odontomachus fulgidus Wang, M. 1993a: 222, fig. 3 (w.) CHINA (Guizhou).
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 2 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype China: Guizhou Prov., Leishan County, 1050 m., 6.vii.1988 (M. Wang); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: IZAS.
    • [Odontomachus fulgidus Wang, M. 1992: 678. Nomen nudum.]
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 295; Zhou, 2001b: 25; Zhou & Ran, 2010: 106; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 60; Chen, Shi & Zhou, 2018: 6 (in key).
    • Distribution: China.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Zhang W., and S. Zhou. 2016. An investigation on Formicidae species of Nanling National Park. Journal of Huizhou University 36(3): 27-30.
  • Zhou S.-Y. 2001. Ants of Guangxi. Guangxi Normal University Press, Guilin, China, Guilin, China. 255 pp.