Acanthomyrmex luciolae

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Acanthomyrmex luciolae
Acanthomyrmex luciolae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Acanthomyrmex
Species: A. luciolae
Binomial name
Acanthomyrmex luciolae
Emery, 1893

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Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Acanthomyrmex luciolae for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • luciolae. Acanthomyrmex luciolae Emery, 1893a: cclxxvi (s.w.) SRI LANKA. [Also described as new by Emery, 1893f: 245.] See also: Moffett, 1986c: 76.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1893c [1892]. [Untitled. Introduced by: "M. C. Emery, de Bologne, envoie les diagnoses de cinq nouveaux genres de Formicides".]. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (Bull.) 61:cclxxv-cclxxvii. (page cclxxvi, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1893h. Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier-février 1892). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 62: 239-258 (page 245, also described as new)
  • Moffett, M. W. 1986c. Revision of the myrmicine genus Acanthomyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 151: 55-89 (page 76, see also)