Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra

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Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Species: O. haddoni
Subspecies: O. haddoni rufonigra
Trinomial name
Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra
Forel, 1910

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  • Roebourne, Western Australia. Photo by Farhan Bokhari, 20 May 2011.
  • Roebourne, Western Australia. Photo by Farhan Bokhari, 20 May 2011.



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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • rufonigra. Opisthopsis haddoni subsp. rufoniger Forel, 1910b: 70 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, W.M. 1918d: 356 (q.m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1968: 216 (l.).

Type Material



  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 70, worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1968a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 61: 205-222 (page 216, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918d. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 62: 341-362 (page 356, queen, male described)