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Notoncus ectatommoides casent0010856 profile 1.jpg
Notoncus ectatommoides worker
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Myrmecorhynchini
Genus: Notoncus
Emery, 1895
Type species
Camponotus ectatommoides
6 species

Diodontolepis Wheeler, 1920

Notoncus is an Australian genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae.[2] The genus is known from Australia (one species is also known from Papua New Guinea), where the ants nest in the soil or on the ground under stones and logs in forested areas. The ants are also common in gardens and parks.[3]



  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Notoncus". AntCat. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genus: Notoncus". AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Shattuck, S. (2000). Australian Ants: Their Biology and Identification. CSIRO Publishing. pp. 99–101. ISBN 978-0-643-06659-5. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Notoncus at Wikimedia Commons