Ophthalmopone ilgii

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Ophthalmopone ilgii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ophthalmopone
Species: O. ilgii
Binomial name
Ophthalmopone ilgii
Forel, 1894

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Pachycondyla ilgii sam-hym-c010509a dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

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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.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ilgii. Ophthalmopone ilgii Forel, 1894b: 76 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306; in Ophthalmopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 124.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Weber N. A. 1943. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 93: 263-389.