Odontomachus xizangensis

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Odontomachus xizangensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Odontomachus
Species: O. xizangensis
Binomial name
Odontomachus xizangensis
Wang, M., 1993

Identification

A member of the Odontomachus rixosus group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (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

Nomenclature

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

  • xizangensis. Odontomachus xizangensis Wang, M. 1993a: 222, fig. 2 (w.) CHINA (Tibet).
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 14 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype China: Tibet, Medog County, Xizang, 1100 m., 15.i.1982 (Y. Han); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: IZAS.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 298; Zhou & Ran, 2010: 107; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 60; Chen, Shi & Zhou, 2018: 6 (in key).
    • Distribution: China.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.