- 1 Identification
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Biology
- 4 Castes
- 5 Nomenclature
- 6 References
- 7 References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
Keys including this Species
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: -21.14999962° to -28.35°.
- Source: AntMaps
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.
Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.
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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.
- Holotype, worker, Eungella National Park, about 3km S Eungella, Queensland, Australia, Australian National Insect Collection. , Taylor,R.W., ANIC32-010843,
- Paratype, 2 workers, Eungella National Park, about 3km S Eungella, Queensland, Australia, Australian National Insect Collection. , Taylor,R.W., ANIC32-010838,
- Paratype, 5 workers, 2 queens, Eungella National Park, about 3km S Eungella, Queensland, Australia, Australian National Insect Collection. , Taylor,R.W., ANIC32-010842,
- Paratype, 1 worker, Eungella National Park, about 3km S Eungella, Queensland, Australia, Queensland Museum. ,
- Paratype, 1 worker, Eungella National Park, about 3km S Eungella, Queensland, approx. 780m, Australia, South Australian Museum; Berlesate, rainforest. , 26 March 1975, R.W. Taylor,
- Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 301, catalogue)
- Burwell, C.J., Nakamura, A. 2020. Rainforest ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) along an elevational gradient at Eungella in the Clarke Range, Central Queensland coast, Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 125: 43-63.
- 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 603, figs. 17-19 worker, queen described)
References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
- CSIRO Collection