Opisthopsis panops

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Opisthopsis panops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Species: O. panops
Binomial name
Opisthopsis panops
Bolton, 1995

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), New Guinea.

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.

  • oculata. Formica oculata Smith, F. 1859a: 137 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.) [Junior primary homonym of †Formica oculata Heer, 1849: 143.] Combination in Opisthopsis: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 452. Replacement name: panops: Bolton, 1995b: 301.
  • panops. Opisthopsis panops Bolton, 1995b: 301. Replacement name for Formica oculata Smith, F. 1859a: 137. [Junior primary homonym of †Formica oculata Heer, 1849: 143.]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 301, Replacement name for Formica oculata Smith, F. 1859)
  • Smith, F. 1859a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the islands of Aru and Key. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 3: 132-158 (page 137, Replaced name)