Opisthopsis jocosa

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Opisthopsis jocosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Species: O. jocosa
Binomial name
Opisthopsis jocosa
Wheeler, W.M., 1918

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Specimen Labels



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.

  • jocosa. Opisthopsis jocosus Wheeler, W.M. 1918d: 359, pl. 3, figs. 22-24 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918d. The ants of the genus Opisthopsis Emery. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 62: 341-362 (page 359, pl. 3, figs. 22-24 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Van Ingen L. T., R. Campos, and A. N. Andersen. 2008. Ant community structure along an extended rain forest-savanna gradient in tropical Australia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24: 445-455.