Opisthopsis respiciens moesta

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



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.


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.





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

  • moesta. Opisthopsis respiciens var. moestus Wheeler, W.M. 1918d: 348 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918d. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 62: 341-362 (page 348, worker, queen, male described)