Notoncus spinisquamis

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Notoncus spinisquamis
Notoncus spinisquamis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Notoncus
Species: N. spinisquamis
Binomial name
Notoncus spinisquamis
(André, 1896)

Notoncus spinisquamis side view

Notoncus spinisquamis top view

Specimen labels


  • Scutcllum absent, the metanotal spiracles may be connected by a low ridge); humeri rounded, not projecting to any marked extent.
  • Large, slender species with long appendages, the antennal scapes much longer than (usually at least 1.2x) the length of the head proper, including clypeus.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • spinisquamis. Melophorus spinisquamis André, 1896b: 254 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 205 (l.). Combination in Diodontolepis: Wheeler, W.M. 1920: 53; in Notoncus: Brown, 1955d: 493.

Type Material