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Genus: Papyrius   Shattuck, 1992 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

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, 1992cShattuck, S. O. 1992c. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 21:1-181. [1992] PDF 128605: 134 (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: 134 (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: 311 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999Shattuck, S. O. 1999. Australian ants. Their biology and identification. Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing, xi + 226 pp. [1999-01] 132308: 79 (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).

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

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