Cardiocondyla papuana

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Cardiocondyla papuana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cardiocondyla
Species: C. papuana
Binomial name
Cardiocondyla papuana
(Reiskind, 1965)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • papuana. Prosopidris papuana Reiskind, 1965: 81, figs. 1-8 (w.q. ergatoid m.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Cardiocondyla: Bolton, 1982: 311 (in text).



  • Bolton, B. 1982. Afrotropical species of the myrmecine ant genera Cardiocondyla, Leptothorax, Melissotarsus, Messor and Cataulacus (Formicidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology, 46: 307-370 (page 311, Combination in Cardiocondyla (in text))
  • Reiskind, J. 1965. A revision of the ant tribe Cardiocondylini (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). I. The genus Prosopidris Wheeler. Psyche (Camb.) 72: 79-86 (page 81, figs. 1-8 worker, queen, ergatoid male described)