Echinopla

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Echinopla
Echinopla melanarctos casent0178497 profile 1.jpg
E. melanarctos worker from Indonesia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Echinopla
Smith, 1857
Type species
Echinopla melanarctos
Smith, 1857
Diversity[1]
24 species
Synonyms

Mesoxena Smith, 1860

Echinopla is a genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae.[2] The genus is distributed from Singapore and Sumatra (Indonesia) to the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia.[3]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Echinopla". AntCat. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genus: Echinopla". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Shattuck, S. (2000). Australian Ants: Their Biology and Identification. CSIRO Publishing. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-643-06659-5. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Echinopla at Wikimedia Commons