Orectognathus robustus

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

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Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • robustus. Orectognathus robustus Taylor, 1977: 599, figs. 14-16 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. See also: Bolton, 2000: 24.

Type Material



  • 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 599, figs. 14-16 worker, queen described)