Opisthopsis jocosa

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Opisthopsis jocosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Species: O. jocosa
Binomial name
Opisthopsis jocosa
Wheeler, W.M., 1918

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -16.98333333° to -16.98333333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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.

  • jocosa. Opisthopsis jocosus Wheeler, W.M. 1918d: 359, pl. 3, figs. 22-24 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918d. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 62: 341-362 (page 359, pl. 3, figs. 22-24 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Van Ingen L. T., R. Campos, and A. N. Andersen. 2008. Ant community structure along an extended rain forest-savanna gradient in tropical Australia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24: 445-455.