Ectomomyrmex leeuwenhoeki sumatrensis

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Ectomomyrmex leeuwenhoeki sumatrensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. leeuwenhoeki
Subspecies: E. leeuwenhoeki sumatrensis
Trinomial name
Ectomomyrmex leeuwenhoeki sumatrensis
(Forel, 1901)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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

  • sumatrensis. Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex) leeuwenhoeki var. sumatrensis Forel, 1901f: 347 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 193.



  • Forel, A. 1901k. Nouvelles espèces de Ponerinae. (Avec un nouveau sous-genre et une espèce nouvelle d'Eciton). Rev. Suisse Zool. 9: 325-353 (page 347, worker described)
  • Ito, F., Ikeshita, Y., Gotoh, A. & Hashim, R. 2007. Reproduction by queens and gamergates in the Oriental ponerine ant Pachycondyla (= Ectomomyrmex) leeuwenhoeki var. sumatrensis Forel. Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics 3, 65-68.
  • 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)