Amblyopone longidens

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Amblyopone longidens
Amblyopone longidens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Amblyopone
Species: A. longidens
Binomial name
Amblyopone longidens
Forel, 1910

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -28.31666667° to -39.03333333°.

   
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

Worker

Queen

Nomenclature

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

  • longidens. Amblyopone ferruginea var. longidens Forel, 1910b: 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: New South Wales, Bombala (Froggatt).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB.
    • Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1964b: 446 (l.).
    • Subspecies of ferruginea: Emery, 1911d: 26.
    • Junior synonym of ferruginea: Wheeler, W.M. 1927c: 20.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1952i: 266; Brown, 1960a: 168, 207; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 20; Taylor, 1987a: 6; Bolton, 1995b: 62.
    • Distribution: Australia.


Syntype workers from Bombala, New South Wales (4 in Museum Victoria, Melbourne).

Type Material

  • Amblyopone ferruginea longidens Forel, 1910: Syntype, 4 workers, Bombala, New South Wales, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Andersen A. N. 1986. Diversity, seasonality and community organization of ants at adjacents heath and woodland sites in South-Eastern Asutralia. Australian Journal of Zoolology 34: 53-64.
  • Andersen A. N. 1986. Patterns of ant community organization in mesic southeastern Australia. Australian Journal of Ecology 11: 87-97.
  • Taylor R. W., and D. R. Brown. 1985. Formicoidea. Zoological Catalogue of Australia 2: 1-149.