Orectognathus clarki

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Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Dacetini
Genus: Orectognathus
Species: Orectognathus clarki


Orectognathus clarki Brown, 1953

Holotype: ANIC worker, and 6 worker paratypes [WAMP].

Type locality: Ferntree Gully [37.53'S 145.18'E], Victoria.


  • Brown, W.L. 1953: A revision of the dacetine ant genus Orectognathus. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 13: 84–104.
  • Taylor, R.W. 1980: New Australian ants of the genus Orectognathus, with summary description of the twenty-nine known species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Australian Journal of Zoology, 27: 773–788.