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Genus: Onychomyrmex   Emery, 1895 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 4 valid species

Onychomyrmex Emery, 1895h PDF: 349. Type-species: Onychomyrmex hedleyi, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Onychomyrmex in Ponerinae, Amblyoponini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 235; Brown, 1960a: 178; all subsequent authors to the following.
Genus Onychomyrmex references
Emery, 1911e PDF: 96 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, 1916a PDF: 46 (diagnosis, species); Brown, 1960a: 178, 180 (review of genus, key); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 36 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 50 (Australia checklist); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1051 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 300 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 195 (Australia synopsis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 106 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

Onychomyrmex hedleyi Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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