Aphaenogaster loriai

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Aphaenogaster loriai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Stenammini
Genus: Aphaenogaster
Species: A. loriai
Binomial name
Aphaenogaster loriai
(Emery, 1897)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Aphaenogaster loriai 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.

  • loriai. Stenamma (Ischnomyrmex) loriai Emery, 1897d: 563, pl. 1, figs. 9, 10 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA. Viehmeyer, 1914d: 605 (m.). Combination in Ischnomyrmex: Stitz, 1911a: 367; in Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma): Viehmeyer, 1914d: 604; in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Emery, 1915d: 71. Senior synonym of atra: Smith, M.R. 1961b: 223.
  • atra. Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma) loriai var. atra Stitz, 1938: 101 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of loriai: Smith, M.R. 1961b: 223.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 70, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 563, pl. 1, figs. 9, 10 worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1915k. Definizione del genere Aphaenogaster e partizione di esso in sottogeneri. Parapheidole e Novomessor nn. gg. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna Cl. Sci. Fis. (n.s.) 19: 67-75 (page 71, combination in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma))
  • Smith, M. R. 1961b. A study of New Guinea ants of the genus Aphaenogaster Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Hymenopterol. 1: 213-238 (page 223, senior synonym of atra)
  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 367, combination in Ischnomyrmex)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914d. Mayr's Gattung Ischnomyrmex (Hym.) nebst Beschreibung einiger neuer Arten aus anderen Gattungen. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 37: 601-612 (page 605, male described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914d. Mayr's Gattung Ischnomyrmex (Hym.) nebst Beschreibung einiger neuer Arten aus anderen Gattungen. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 37: 601-612 (page 604, combination in Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma))