Orectognathus csikii

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Orectognathus csikii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. csikii
Binomial name
Orectognathus csikii
Szabó, 1926

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: 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.

  • csikii. Orectognathus csikii Szabó, 1926: 351, fig. A (w.) NEW GUINEA. See also: Brown, 1953k: 100; Bolton, 2000: 22.

Type Material



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 301, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953k. A revision of the dacetine ant genus Orectognathus. Mem. Qld. Mus. 13: 84-104 (page 100, see also)
  • Szabó-Patay, J. 1926. Trois Orectognathus nouveaux de la collection du Musée National Hongrois. Ann. Hist.-Nat. Mus. Natl. Hung. 24: 348-351 (page 351, fig. A worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolton, B. 2000. The Ant Tribe Dacetini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 65
  • Brown W. L. Jr. 1953. A revision of the dacetine ant genus Orectognathus. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 13: 84-104.
  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1958. A supplement to the revisions of the dacetine ant genera Orectognathus and Arnoldidris, with keys to the species. Psyche (Camb.) 64: 17-29.
  • CSIRO Collection
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Szabó J. 1910. Uj hangya Uj-Guineából. Rovartani Lapok 17: 186.
  • Taylor R. W.; B. B. Lowery. 1972. The New Guinean species of the ant genus Orectognathus Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 11: 306-310.