Opisthopsis major

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Opisthopsis major
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Species: O. major
Binomial name
Opisthopsis major
Forel, 1902

Opisthopsis major casent0906850 p 1 high.jpg

Opisthopsis major casent0906850 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • major. Opisthopsis major Forel, 1902h: 492 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. See also: Wheeler, W.M. 1918d: 358.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 492, worker, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918d. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 62: 341-362 (page 358, see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Andersen A. N., J. C. Z. Woinarski, and B. Hoffman. 2004. Biogeography of the ant fauna of the Tiwi Islands, in northern Australia's moonsoonal tropics. Australian Journal of Zoology 52: 97-110.
  • Andersen, Alan N., John C.Z. Woinarski and Ben D. Hoffman. 2004. Biogeography of the ant fauna of the Tiwi Islands, in northern Australia's monsoonal tropics. Australian Journal of Zoology 52: 97-110.
  • CSIRO Collection
  • Dakir. 2009. The species composition and diversity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in mangrove vegetation, in Kolaka, South East Sulawesi and Muara Angke, Jakarta. Thesis of the Graduate School of Agronomic Institute of Bogor. 77 pages.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1918. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 62: 341-362.