Orectognathus velutinus

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Orectognathus velutinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. velutinus
Binomial name
Orectognathus velutinus
Taylor, 1977

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • velutinus. Orectognathus velutinus Taylor, 1977: 610, figs. 37-42 (w.) NEW GUINEA. See also: Bolton, 2000: 25.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Taylor, R. W. 1977. New ants of the Australasian genus Orectognathus, with a key to the known species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 25: 581-612 (page 610, figs. 37-42 worker described)