Odontomachus desertorum

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Odontomachus desertorum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. desertorum
Binomial name
Odontomachus desertorum
Wheeler, W.M., 1915



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Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • desertorum. Odontomachus haematoda subsp. desertorum Wheeler, W.M. 1915b: 391 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of clarus: Brown, 1976a: 103. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: MacGown et al., 2014: 533. See also: Smith, M.R. 1939d: 128.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1976c. 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 (page 103, Junior synonym of clarus)
  • MacGown, J.A., Boudinot, B., Deyrup, M. & Sorger, D.M. 2014. A review of the Nearctic Odontomachus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) with a treatment of the males. Zootaxa 3802(4): 515-552.
  • Smith, M. R. 1939d. A study of the subspecies of Odontomachus haematoda (L.) of the United States (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 47: 125-130 (page 128, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915b. Some additions to the North American ant-fauna. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 34: 389-421 PDF (page 391, worker described)