Odontomachus mayi

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Odontomachus mayi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. mayi
Binomial name
Odontomachus mayi
Mann, 1912

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname.

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

  • mayi. Odontomachus affinis subsp. mayi Mann, 1912: 39 (w.) BRAZIL. Raised to species: Kempf, 1972a: 172; Brown, 1976a: 124.



  • 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 124, Raised to species)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 172, Raised to species)
  • Mann, W. M. 1912. Parabiosis in Brazilian ants. Psyche (Camb.) 19: 36-41 (page 39, worker described)