Odontomachus macrorhynchus

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Odontomachus macrorhynchus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. macrorhynchus
Binomial name
Odontomachus macrorhynchus
(Bernstein, 1861)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.



Distribution based on type material

Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • macrorhynchus. Pedetes macrorhynchus Bernstein, 1861: 8 (q.) INDONESIA (Java).
    • Type-material: holotype(?) queen.
    • [Note: no indication of number of specimens is given.]
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Java, Gadok (Bernstein).
    • Type-depository: unknown (possibly in NNML).
    • Combination in Odontomachus: Dalla Torre, 1893: 51.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 51.
    • [Note: Emery, 1911d: 111 (footnote), Wheeler, W.M. 1911f: 170, Brown, 1976a: 104, 159, give this name as a nomen nudum, which is incorrect as Bernstein provides an indication.]
    • Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Odontomachus: Bolton, 1995b: 296.



  • Bernstein, A. 1861. [Untitled. Introduced by: "Von Herrn Dr. Agath. Berstein in Gadok auf Java ist folgendes Schreiben eingegangen:".]. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 11: 7-8 (page 8, queen described)
  • 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 159, see also)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 51, Combination in Odontomachus)