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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: Formicinae
Tribus: Camponotini
Genus: Opisthopsis
Synonyms (1): Myrmecopsis


Opisthopsis Emery, 1893
New replacement name for Myrmecopsis Smith, 1865
Gender: feminine

Primary references

Emery, C. 1893. In Dalla Torre, C.G. de (1893). Catalogus hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Lipsiae : G. Engelmann 7 289 pp. [219]

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Opisthopsis respicien

Opisthopsis is a genus of ants in the subfamily Formicinae.[2] Its 13 species are found in Australasia.[3]

Opisthopsis diadematus Wheeler, 1918
Opisthopsis haddoni Emery, 1893
Opisthopsis halmaherae Karavaiev, 1930
Opisthopsis jocosus Wheeler, 1918
Opisthopsis lienosus Wheeler, 1918
Opisthopsis linnaei Forel, 1901
Opisthopsis major Forel, 1902
Opisthopsis manni Wheeler, 1918
Opisthopsis maurus Wheeler, 1918
Opisthopsis panops Bolton, 1995
Opisthopsis pictus Emery, 1895
Opisthopsis respiciens (Smith, 1865)
Opisthopsis rufithorax Emery, 1895


Bolton, B. (2014). "Opisthopsis". AntCat. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
"Genus: Opisthopsis". AntWeb. Retrieved 23 September 2013.
Wild, Alex. 2010. Opisthopsis. Strobe Ants. Version 23 September 2010. in The Tree of Life Web Project,

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