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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, 1992cShattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21:1-181. [1992] PDF 128605: 129 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112:i-xix, 1-241. [1994-01] PDF 128601: 131 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10] 122860: 293 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999Shattuck, S. O. 1999. Australian ants. Their biology and identification. Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, xi + 226 pp. [1999-01] 132308: 77 (Australia synopsis); Heterick, 2009Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of south-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 76:1-206. PDF 131481: 58 (south-western Australia species key); Yoshimura & Fisher, 2011Yoshimura, M.; Fisher, B. L. 2011. A revision of male ants of the Malagasy region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): key to genera of the subfamily Dolichoderinae. Zootaxa 2794:1-34. [2011-03-18] PDF 132806: 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:


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

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