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Genus: Ochetellus   Shattuck, 1992 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

7 species, 3 subspecies

Ochetellus Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 16 . Type-species: Hypoclinea glabra, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Genus Ochetellus references
Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 129 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 131 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995b: 293 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 77 (Australia synopsis); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 58 (south-western Australia species key); Yoshimura & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 10 (Malagasy males).

Taxon Page Images:

Ochetellus worker recruit to food. Ants in this subfamily often arrive in large numbers to resources, maintaining trails between their nest and persistent food source. Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.


Australian Region: Australia, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Western Australia
Eurasian Region: China, Japan
Malagasy Region: Mauritius, Reunion
Nearctic Region: Florida
Pacific Islands Region: Fiji, Hawaii
South East Asia Region: India, Philippines

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-23 07:25:15 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-23 07:24:55 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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