Diacamma rugosum sculptum

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Diacamma rugosum sculptum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: D. rugosum
Subspecies: D. rugosum sculptum
Trinomial name
Diacamma rugosum sculptum
(Jerdon, 1851)
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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (type locality), Nepal.

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

  • sculptum. Ponera sculpta Jerdon, 1851: 117 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Diacamma: Mayr, 1863: 407. Junior synonym of rugosum: Roger, 1863b: 16; Mayr, 1863: 407; Mayr, 1865: 65; of vagans: Emery, 1887b: 440. Revived from synonymy: Dalla Torre, 1893: 29. Subspecies of rugosum: Emery, 1897b: 156. Revived status as species Bingham, 1903: 80. Subspecies of rugosum: Wheeler, W.M. 1909d: 334. Provisional synonym of jerdoni: Emery, 1911d: 66 [Emery gives jerdoni as the senior name but if the synonymy is correct then sculptum has priority.] Currently subspecies of rugosum: Bolton, 1995b: 170.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 243, listed)
  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 80, Revived status as species)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 170, Subspecies of rugosum)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 29, Revived from synonymy)
  • Emery, C. 1887f. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 433-448 (page 440, Junior synonym of vagans)
  • Emery, C. 1897h. Revisione del genere Diacamma Mayr. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 1: 147-167 (page 156, Subspecies of rugosum)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 66, Provisional synonym of jerdoni)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 117, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 407, Combination in Diacamma)
  • Mayr, G. 1863a. Formicidarum index synonymicus. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 13: 385-460 (page 407, Junior synonym of rugosum)
  • Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. (page 65, Junior synonym of rugosum)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 16, Junior synonym of rugosum)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1909d. Ants of Formosa and the Philippines. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 26: 333-345 (page 334, Subspecies of rugosum)