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Species: Odontomachus saevissimus   Smith, 1858 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Odontomachus saevissimus Smith, 1858a PDF: 80, pl. 5, fig. 10 (w.) INDONESIA (Seram I.). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1860b PDF: 102 (q.); Karavaiev, 1925c PDF: 291 (m.).
Senior synonym of Odontomachus tauerni, Odontomachus transversostriatus: Wilson, 1959c PDF: 498; of Odontomachus linae: Brown, 1976a: 106.
See also: Brown, 1976a: 152.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Odontomachus saevissimus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 711, (download) 711 4445
Odontomachus saevissimus   Smith, F., 1861, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the Islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 6, pp. 36-48: 44, (download) 44 2596

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Camp site, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times On ground, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 130 - 1600 meters, 866 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Odontomachus saevissimus: casent0900658; Holotype of Odontomachus transversostriatus: casent0900616; syntype of Odontomachus saevissimus linae: casent0900615; type of Odontomachus imperator var. tauerni: focol1067, focol1068, focol1069

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