Ectomomyrmex lobocarenus

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Ectomomyrmex lobocarenus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Ectomomyrmex
Species: E. lobocarenus
Binomial name
Ectomomyrmex lobocarenus
(Xu, Z., 1995)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • lobocarenus. Pachycondyla lobocarena Xu, 1995b: 109, figs. 15, 16 (w.) CHINA. [Also described as new by Xu, 1996: 213.] Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 193.



  • 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)
  • Xu, Z. 1995b [1994]. A taxonomic study of the genus Pachycondyla Smith in China (Hyminoptera [sic]: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Pp. 103-112 in: Xi, G., Liu, Z., Xu, S. (eds.) Entomological research. First issue. A collection of research papers commemorating 40 years of teaching by Professor Zheng Zhemin. [In Chinese.] Xi'an: Shaanxi Normal University Press, 239 pp. (page 109, figs. 15, 16 worker described)