Orectognathus darlingtoni

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Orectognathus darlingtoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. darlingtoni
Binomial name
Orectognathus darlingtoni
Taylor, 1977

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Specimen Labels


Keys including this Species


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.

  • darlingtoni. Orectognathus darlingtoni Taylor, 1977: 606, figs. 31-36 (w.q.k.) AUSTRALIA. Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 349 (k.). See also: Bolton, 2000: 22.

Type Material



  • n = 11, 2n = 22 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977).


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 301, catalogue)
  • Imai, H. T.; Crozier, R. H.; Taylor, R. W. 1977. Karyotype evolution in Australian ants. Chromosoma (Berl.) 59: 341-393 (page 349, karyotype described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1977. New ants of the Australasian genus Orectognathus, with a key to the known species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 25: 581-612 (page 606, figs. 31-36 worker and queen described, karyotype described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Imai H. T., R. H. Crozier, and R. W. Taylor. 1977. Karyotype evolution in Australian ants. Chromosoma 59: 341-393.