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Genus: Ochetellus   Shattuck, 1992 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

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.

Distribution:


Australasia Region: Australian Capital Territory, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Northern Territory, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Western Australia
Indomalaya Region: Philippines, Sri Lanka
Malagasy Region: Mauritius, Reunion
Nearctic Region: Florida
Oceania Region: Fiji, Hawaii
Palearctic Region: China, Japan


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