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Genus: Papyrius   Shattuck, 1992 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

2 species, 3 subspecies

Papyrius Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 17 . Type-species: Iridomyrmex nitida, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Genus Papyrius references
Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 134 (diagnosis, review of genus); Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 134 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995b: 311 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 79 (Australia synopsis); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 58 (south-western Australia species key).

Taxon Page Images:

Papyrius sp. worker ants tending to hemipteran nymphs inside a protective shed the ants have built out of plant fibers. Little Desert National Park, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.


Australian Region: Australia, New Guinea, Queensland, Western Australia
Pacific Islands Region: Indonesia

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-23 07:54:56 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-23 07:54:30 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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