Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)
Extant: 26 valid species, 5 valid subspecies
Taxon Page Images:
worker drops a bit of wood pulp removed from an excavation deep within the nest tree. Wilson's Promontory National Park, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild
(According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Genus is native to: Australasia, Indomalaya bioregions (based on species list records).Australasia Region: Australia
, Papua New Guinea
, Solomon IslandsIndomalaya Region: Indonesia
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