Orectognathus parvispinus

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Orectognathus parvispinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: O. parvispinus
Binomial name
Orectognathus parvispinus
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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Elevation Range

Occurrence at collecting sites during elevational surveys of rainforest in the Eungella region, Queensland, Australia (Burwell et al., 2020).
Species Elevation (m asl)
200 400 600 800 1000 1200
Orectognathus parvispinus 0-10 0-10 20-30
Shading indicates the bands of elevation where species was recorded.
Numbers are the percentage of total samples containing this species.




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • parvispinus. Orectognathus parvispinus Taylor, 1977: 603, figs. 17-19 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. See also: Bolton, 2000: 24.

Type Material



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • CSIRO Collection