Checklist of Acropyga species

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Acropyga
Formicinae
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Acropyga bakwele
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 41
Invalid Species 45
Fossils 1
Countries Occupied 61
Year Described 1862
First Species Described 1862
Last Species Described 2017

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Acropyga. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Acropyga species and for distribution information see Acropyga species by Country.

A

acutiventris Roger, 1862 (Australia, Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Malaysia, New Guinea, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam)
   • Acropyga acutiventris carinata Karavaiev, 1933
   • Acropyga acutiventris javana Karavaiev, 1933
   • Acropyga crassicornis Emery, 1900
   • Acropyga indosinensis Wheeler, W.M., 1935
   • Acropyga moluccana Mayr, 1879
   • Acropyga moluccana australis Forel, 1902
   • Acropyga moluccana mysolensis Forel, 1911
   • Acropyga moluccana occipitalis Stitz, 1912
   • Acropyga moluccana opaca Stitz, 1911
   • Acropyga moluccana papuana Mann, 1919
   • Acropyga silvestrii Wheeler, W.M. Wheeler, W.M., 1927
   • Plagiolepis flava Mayr Mayr, 1862
   • Pseudolasius undecemus Donisthorpe, 1949

ambigua Emery, 1922 (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea)
arnoldi Santschi, 1926 (Central African Republic, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)
   • Acropyga rhodesiana Santschi, 1928

ayanganna LaPolla, 2004 (Guyana)

B

bakwele LaPolla & Fisher, 2005 (Gabon)
butteli Forel, 1912 (Borneo, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam)
   • Acropyga amblyops Forel, 1915
   • Acropyga baodaoensis Terayama, 1985
   • Acropyga distinguenda Karavaiev, 1935
   • Acropyga termitobia Forel, 1912
   • Atopodon meermohri Stärcke, 1930

D

decedens (Mayr, 1887) (Brazil, Ecuador)
donisthorpei Weber, 1944 (Bolivia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru)
   • Acropyga oko Weber, 1944
   • Acropyga paludis Weber, 1944

dubia Karavaiev, 1933 (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia)
dubitata (Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1914) (Dominican Republic, Greater Antilles)

E

epedana Snelling, R.R., 1973 (United States)
exsanguis (Wheeler, W.M., 1909) (Argentina, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Suriname)
   • Acropyga bruchi Santschi, 1929
   • Acropyga paramaribensis Borgmeier, 1933
   • Acropyga robae Donisthorpe, 1936
   • Acropyga wheeleri Mann, 1922

F

fuhrmanni (Forel, 1914) (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago)
   • Acropyga berwicki Wheeler, W.M., 1935

G

gelasis LaPolla, 2004 (Indonesia)
goeldii Forel, 1893 (Barbados, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Greater Antilles, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela)
   • Acropyga borgmeieri Donisthorpe, 1939
   • Acropyga pickeli Borgmeier, 1927
   • Acropyga quadriceps Weber, 1944
   • Acropyga rutgersi Bünzli, 1935
   • Acropyga trinitatis Weber, 1944
   • Rhizomyrma goeldii columbica Forel, 1912
   • Rhizomyrma goeldii tridentata Forel, 1912
   • Rhizomyrma marshalli Crawley, 1921
   • Rhizomyrma pachycera Emery, 1906

guianensis Weber, 1944 (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana)

H

hirsutula LaPolla, 2004 (Ecuador, Peru)
hystrix LaPolla, 2004 (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia)

I

inezae Forel, 1912 (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia)

K

keira LaPolla, 2004 (Costa Rica)
kinomurai Terayama & Hashimoto, 1996 (Japan, Philippines)

L

lauta Mann, 1919 (Solomon Islands)

M

major Donisthorpe, 1949 (New Guinea)
myops Forel, 1910 (Australia)
   • Acropyga indistincta Crawley, 1923

N

nipponensis Terayama, 1985 (Borneo, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan)
   • Acropyga jiangxiensis Wang, C. & Wu, J., 1992

O

oceanica Emery, 1900 (Borneo, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea, Singapore, Solomon Islands)
   • Acropyga septemstruma Terayama, Fellowes & Zhou, 2002

oreithauma LaPolla, Williams & Fan, 2017 (Panama)

P

palaga LaPolla, 2004 (Costa Rica)
paleartica Menozzi, 1936 (Greece)
pallida (Donisthorpe, 1938) (Australia, Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands)
panamensis Weber, 1944 (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Mexico, Panama)
parvidens (Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1914) (Dominican Republic, Greater Antilles, Haiti)
   • Acropyga mesonotalis Weber, 1944

R

romeo LaPolla, 2004 (Guyana)
rubescens Forel, 1894 (India, Sri Lanka)
   • Acropyga acutiventris bugnioni Forel, 1911
   • Acropyga acutiventris rubens Forel, 1911

S

sauteri Forel, 1912 (China, Japan, Taiwan)
silvestrii Emery, 1915 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania)
smithii Forel, 1893 (Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela)
   • Acropyga kathrynae Weber, 1944
   • Acropyga urichi Weber, 1944

stenotes LaPolla, 2004 (Guyana)

T

tricuspis LaPolla, 2004 (Brazil)

Y

yaeyamensis Terayama & Hashimoto, 1996 (China, Japan, Nepal)
   • Acropyga guangxiensis Terayama, Fellowes & Zhou, 2002
   • Acropyga yunnanensis Terayama, Fellowes & Zhou, 2002

yushi Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)

Fossil Species

G

glaesaria LaPolla, 2005