Cerapachys jacobsoni

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Cerapachys jacobsoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Cerapachys
Species: C. jacobsoni
Binomial name
Cerapachys jacobsoni
Forel, 1912



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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Philippines.

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

  • jacobsoni. Cerapachys jacobsoni Forel, 1912d: 103 (w.) INDONESIA (Java).
    • Senior synonym of sumatrensis, vandermeermohri: Brown, 1975: 23.
  • sumatrensis. Cerapachys jacobsoni subsp. sumatrensis Crawley, 1926: 391 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Junior synonym of jacobsoni: Brown, 1975: 23.
  • vandermeermohri. Phyracaces vandermeermohri Menozzi, 1932d: 2, fig. 1 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra).
    • Junior synonym of jacobsoni: Brown, 1975: 23.



  • Crawley, W. C. 1924a. Ants from Sumatra, with biological notes by Edward Jacobson. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(13): 380-409 (page 381, fig. 1 queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1924e. On the ant-genus Chrysapace Crawley. Psyche (Camb.) 31: 224-225 (page 225, replacement name: crawleyi)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 143, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 23, Senior synonym of sumatrensis and vandermeermohri)
  • Forel, A. 1912e. Ameisen aus Java beobachtet und gesammelt von Edward Jacobson. III. Theil. Notes Leyden Mus. 34: 97-112 (page 103, worker described)