Cryptopone ochracea sicula

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Cryptopone ochracea sicula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Cryptopone
Species: C. ochracea
Subspecies: C. ochracea sicula
Trinomial name
Cryptopone ochracea sicula
(Emery, 1909)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Italy (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Cryptopone ochracea_sicula 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.

  • sicula. Euponera (Pseudoponera) ochracea subsp. sicula Emery, 1909c: 365 (w.) ITALY (Sicily). Emery, 1916b: 105 (q.m.). Combination in Euponera (Trachymesopus): Emery, 1911d: 86; in Cryptopone: Baroni Urbani, 1971c: 14; in Pachycondyla: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 3 (by implication as Cryptopone synonymised with Pachycondyla); in Cryptopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 185.

Description

References

  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)