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Genus: Notoncus   Emery, 1895 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 6 valid species

Notoncus Emery, 1895h PDF: 352. Type-species: Camponotus ectatommoides, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Notoncus in Camponotinae, Melophorini: Forel, 1912j PDF: 88; Forel, 1917 PDF: 248.
Notoncus in Formicinae, Formica genus group: Agosti, 1991 PDF: 295.
Genus Notoncus references
Emery, 1925d PDF: 14 (diagnosis, catalogue); Brown, 1955d PDF: 477 (all species revision, key); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 125 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 47 (Australia checklist); Taylor, 1992a PDF: 61 (review, partial key); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1051 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 292 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 99 (Australia synopsis); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 103 (south-western Australia species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 164 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

Notoncus ectatommoides Bright, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Australasia, Neotropical

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