Odontomachus papuanus

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Odontomachus papuanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. papuanus
Binomial name
Odontomachus papuanus
Emery, 1887

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality), Philippines.


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • papuanus. Odontomachus rixosus var. papuanus Emery, 1887b: 429 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Aru Is (Beccari).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Viehmeyer, 1916b: 284 (footnote) (q.).
    • Status as species: Emery, 1892d: 559 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 52; Emery, 1897d: 557; Emery, 1901g: 566; Wheeler, W.M. 1909d: 339; Emery, 1911d: 113; Viehmeyer, 1914c: 516; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 45; Wilson, 1959a: 496; Baltazar, 1966: 239; Brown, 1976a: 105, 125; Bolton, 1995b: 296.
    • Senior synonym of concentrica: Wilson, 1959a: 497; Brown, 1976a: 105; Bolton, 1995b: 296.
    • Distribution: Indonesia (Aru, Irian Jaya), Papua New Guinea.
  • concentrica. Odontomachus papuanus var. concentrica Emery, 1897d: 557 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Papua New Guinea.: Moroka, 1300 m. (L. Loria).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Subspecies of papuanus: Emery, 1911d: 113; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 45.
    • Junior synonym of papuanus: Wilson, 1959a: 497; Brown, 1976a: 105; Bolton, 1995b: 295.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1887e. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 427-432 (page 429, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1892f [1891]. Voyage de M. Ch. Alluaud dans le territoire d'Assinie (Afrique occidentale) en juillet et août 1886. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 60: 553-574 (page 559, (in key) raised to species)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916b. Ameisen von den Philippinen und anderer Herkunft (Hym.). Entomol. Mitt. 5: 283-291 (page 284, (footnote) queen described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1959c. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia V. The tribe Odontomachini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 120: 483-510 (page 496, Raised to species; page 497, Senior synonym of concentrica)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1976. 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.
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  • Emery C. 1887. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25(5): 427-473.
  • Emery C. 1901. Formiciden von Celebes. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 14:565-580.
  • Emery C. 1911. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125.
  • Emery, C. "Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine)." Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) (2) 5, no. 25 (1887): 427-473.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1912. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologische-Ethnographischen Museums zu Dresden 14: 1-26.
  • Viehmeyer H. 1914. Papuanische Ameisen. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1914: 515-535.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1909. Ants of Formosa and the Philippines. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 26: 333-345.
  • Wilson E. O. 1959. Some ecological characteristics of ants in New Guinea rain forests. Ecology 40: 437-447.
  • Wilson E. O. 1959. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia V. The tribe Odontomachini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 120: 483-510.
  • Wilson Edward O. 1959. Adaptive Shift and Dispersal in a Tropical Ant Fauna. Evolution 13(1): 122-144