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Turneria bidentata worker
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Turneria
Forel, 1895
Type species
Turneria bidentata
8 species

Turneria is a genus of ants that belongs to the subfamily Dolichoderinae.[2] Known from Australia, they form small colonies of fewer than 500 workers, and nest in trees and twigs.[3]



  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Turneria". AntCat. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Genus: Turneria". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  3. ^ Shattuck, S. (2000). Australian Ants: Their Biology and Identification. CSIRO Publishing. pp. 84–85. ISBN 978-0-643-06659-5. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Turneria at Wikimedia Commons